Montreal

Movie trailer marriage proposal caught on camera

When Yannick Martin decided to ask his girlfriend to marry him, he didn't want a run-of-the-mill proposal. So he made her a movie trailer and secretly arranged for it to play at a theatre while they were on a date.

Yannick Martin asked girlfriend to marry him in homemade movie trailer that played in cinema

Yannick Martin asked his girlfriend to marry him with an elaborate trailer that played before the film they had gone to see on a date. (Yannick Martin/YouTube)

When Yannick Martin decided to ask his girlfriend to marry him, he didn't want a run-of-the-mill proposal.

So he did what any love-struck romantic would do: he made her a movie trailer and secretly arranged for it to play at a theatre while they were on a date.

"I wanted to propose to Bérénice and I always dreamt of making it big," said Martin from Blainville on Montreal's North Shore. 

"Bérénice loves animation so I decided that it would be really fun to go to the movies."

Martin, who works in finance, got help to make the elaborate animated video and found one movie theatre in St-Eustache that agreed to play it.

"It happened exactly as I planned...I can't believe how much attention it got.  I'm touched that so many people find it interesting. It's inspiring," he told CBC Radio One's Homerun host Sue Smith.

Check out the video of the proposal below to find more about how Martin staged the elaborate task.

Spoiler alert: she said yes. 

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