History Film / AVeryLongEngagement

22nd Jun '17 1:12:28 PM Saveelich
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* FluffyTheTerrible: The Corsican, Ange Bassignano. "Ange" means "angel" in French, and the guy is a pimp and a {{crazy jealous|Guy}} {{Domestic Abuse}}r. In one scene, he has a guy subdued and plants his knife into one of said guy's butt cheeks, a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honor_killing "matter of honor"]] to him.



* KillEmAll: The scenes where the poor French soldiers go over the top and are completely obliterated by German machine gun fire within seconds.

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* KillEmAll: The scenes where the poor French soldiers go over climb on the top No Man's Land and are completely obliterated by German machine gun fire and artillery within seconds.
7th Jun '17 2:20:31 AM Saveelich
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* {{Gasshole}}: The dog of Mathilde's uncle and aunt regularly farts. Somehow, in pure Jean-Pierre Jeunet humor fashion, Mathilde's aunt interprets it as a good sign ("Dog fart, joy on my head").
9th Mar '17 4:22:14 PM Saveelich
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* RaceLift: In the original novel, Mathilde and Manech are from the French Basque country (département Landes), in the film they are from Brittany. And in the novel Ange is not a Corsican, but a son of Italian immigrants born in Marseilles.
9th Dec '16 4:54:39 AM Saveelich
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* ShellShockedVeteran: Given that it's a film set in the trenches, we see a lot of these, but most explicitly Manech who loses his grip on reality after a few too many close calls (see LudicrousGibs above).

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* ShellShockedVeteran: Given that it's a film set in the trenches, we see a lot of these, but most explicitly Manech who loses his grip on reality after a few too many close calls (see LudicrousGibs above).above) and eventually becomes amnesiac.
22nd Sep '16 2:22:29 PM Saveelich
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* SympatheticMurderer: Tina Lombardi.

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* SympatheticMurderer: Tina Lombardi.Lombardi murders {{Asshole Victim}}s who all casually caused the death of desperate soldiers who wanted to desert to escape [[WarIsHell the hell of war]].



* WarIsHell: A French film, with flashbacks set in the trenches of the battle of the Somme, during a war where France lost 9% of its male population and left untold thousands crippled and emotionally scarred? You bet it's hell.

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* WarIsHell: A French film, with flashbacks set in the trenches of the battle of the Somme, during a war where France lost 9% of its male population and left untold thousands crippled and emotionally scarred? You bet it's hell.
22nd Sep '16 2:17:24 PM Saveelich
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* EasyAmnesia: Played with. We don't know what exactly caused the amnesia, so a realistic cause is possible. However, both procedural and declarative memory seem to be affected. ("He even had to learn to read and write again.")

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* EasyAmnesia: Played with. We don't really know what exactly caused the amnesia, amnesia (probably a coma due to heavy wounds after Manech was shot by the German plane), so a realistic cause is possible. However, both procedural and declarative memory seem to be affected. affected ("He even had to learn to read and write again.")").
19th Sep '16 4:57:22 AM Saveelich
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[[caption-width-right:250:WarIsHell on the love life...]]

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[[caption-width-right:250:WarIsHell on the love life...]]
13th Jun '16 4:54:03 PM Mdumas43073
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'''''Un long dimanche de fiançailles''''' (''A Very Long Engagement'') is a 2004 French film directed by Creator/JeanPierreJeunet, [[TheFilmOfTheBook based on the titular book]] by Sébastien Japrisot.

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'''''Un ''Un long dimanche de fiançailles''''' fiançailles'' (''A Very Long Engagement'') is a 2004 French film directed by Creator/JeanPierreJeunet, [[TheFilmOfTheBook based on the titular book]] by Sébastien Japrisot.
21st May '16 6:47:39 AM Faberlich
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''Un long dimanche de fiançailles'' is a 2004 French film directed by Creator/JeanPierreJeunet, [[TheFilmOfTheBook based on the titular book]] by Sébastien Japrisot.

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''Un '''''Un long dimanche de fiançailles'' fiançailles''''' (''A Very Long Engagement'') is a 2004 French film directed by Creator/JeanPierreJeunet, [[TheFilmOfTheBook based on the titular book]] by Sébastien Japrisot.
27th Nov '15 2:45:09 AM Morgenthaler
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* UsefulNotes/WorldWarI: Shown in flashbacks.

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* UsefulNotes/WorldWarI: Shown in flashbacks.
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