June 1940. German troops are advancing on Paris. Odile, a widowed teacher, succumbs to the widespread panic and, with her two children, joins the exodus from the city. Philippe is on the cusp of adolescence, Little Cathy knows only that they are going South. After fifty kilometres, a German plane attacks, decimating the helpless refugees. Odile and her children lose everything.
A shaven-headed youth appears from nowhere and leads them away from the carnage. His name is Yvan, he's seventeen years old. Should they follow him into the forest or risk returning to the bloody road?
|original title:||LES ÉGARÉS|
|sales agent:||Wild Bunch|
|directed by:||André Téchiné|
|release date:||FR 20/08/2003, CH 20/08/2003, BE 27/08/2003, LU 29/08/2003, NL 15/04/2004, PT 21/11/2003, UK 24/03/2006, ES 17/06/2005|
|screenplay:||Gilles Taurand, André Téchiné|
|cast:||Emmanuelle Béart, Gaspard Ulliel, Samuel Labarthe, Clémence Meyer|
|cinematography by:||Agnès Godard|
|film editing:||Martine Giordano|
|art director:||Zé Branco|
|costumes designer:||Christian Gasc|
|production:||Fit Productions, Spice Factory Ltd.|
|distributor:||Mars Distribution, Paradiso Entertainment (BE), Frenetic Films (CH), Vertigo Films (ES), Atalanta Filmes (PT)|