|Genre||Drama, Mystery, Romance||Actor||Audrey Tautou, Chantal Neuwirth, Dominique Pinon, Gaspard Ulliel|
|Director||Jean-Pierre Jeunet||Country||France, Usa|
7.7 /10 from 1000 users
|Release||26 Oct 2004||Duration|
Five desperate French soldiers during The Battle of the Somme shoot themselves, either by accident or with purpose, in order to be invalided back home. Having been caught a court-martial convenes and determines punishment to be banishment to No Mans Land with the objective of having the Germans finish them off. In the process of telling this tale each mans life is briefly explored along with their next of kin as Methilde, fiancAe to one of the men, tries to determine the circumstances of her lovers death. This task is not made any easier for her due to a bout with polio as a child. Along the way she discovers the heights and depths of the human soul.