Les égarés (Strayed)
Les égarés (Strayed) (2003)

A woman struggles to trust a man who has become her protector and benefactor in this French drama set during World War II. In 1940, as German troops invade France, Odile (Emmanuelle Béart), a woman who has recently lost her husband, is… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 23, 2004
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Critic Score: 74% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Understated but compelling wartime drama.

Desson Thomson
Washington Post

A picture-book French film that's pretty and trite, rather than edgy and moving.

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John Hartl
Seattle Times

A beautifully balanced portrait of a family that is tested and irrevocably altered by a devastating World War II experience.

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

Andre Techine, maestro of the French New Wave directors, tells a seductively simple story of survival set on the outskirts of German occupied Paris in June of 1940.

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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post

Has the strange clarity of a fable.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

War may set the stage for Strayed, but the film's real focus is something much quieter and internal.

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Anton Bitel
Film4

Strayed proves to be as lost and elusive as its fugitive characters.

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Melinda Ennis
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Ulliel is brilliant as a lost boy who has grown mad in a world filled with madness. And Beart's portrayal is haunting.

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Jane Sumner
Dallas Morning News

A fascinating mystery -- a halcyon idyll with a gnawing sense of terror at the edge.

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Kam Williams
Princeton Town Topics

Reminiscent of such desert island classics as Swept Away and Lord of the Flies, this film is at heart, a microscopic suspense drama quite independent of the war which brought its unfortunate characters together.

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More reviews for Les égarés (Strayed)

Flixster Audience Score: 59% Flixster User Reviews
Sajin P A
I dont know a hoot about French history. Nevertheless I enjoyed this movie a lot. Although it's a story of a Parisian family running away from war, this… More
Daisy Maduro
Les Égarés was a beautiful war drama. The story was understandable why the French people had to escape from Paris when it was invaded by the Germans. Emmanuelle… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Strayed" starts out on June 10, 1940. Odile(Emmanuelle Beart) is a young mother fleeing Paris with her 13-year old son and… More
Doctor Strangeblog
Once the end credits roll, you may think to yourself that <i>Les Egarés</i> doesn't add up to much. Or you may see it like me and find a lot… More