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Jeunet, Tatou Team for a Romantic 'Engagement'

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Jeunet, Tatou Team for a Romantic 'Engagement'

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Jeunet, Tatou Team for a Romantic 'Engagement'

Jeunet, Tatou Team for a Romantic 'Engagement'

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Audrey Tatou and Gaspard Ulliel play lovers separated by war in the new film from Tatou's 'Amalie' director, Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Warner Independent Pictures hide caption

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The latest film from director Jean-Pierre Jeunet takes place in France at the end of World War I. A Very Long Engagement is the story of a young woman's search for a fiancee she doesn't believe is dead. Audrey Tatou, who played the lead in Jeunet's 2001 comedy hit Amelie, stars again. NPR's Bob Mondello has a review.

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