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Les égarés (Strayed) Reviews

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June 10, 2009
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.
Full Review | Original Score: B
May 2, 2007
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 13, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
December 30, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 25, 2005
The film provides some sort of closure at the historical point in which conventional WW2 film would only begin.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
August 8, 2004
A psychologically acute study of individuals in extreme circumstances. It is not easily forgotten.
July 18, 2004
In its reserved, deliberate fashion it builds considerable power.
Full Review | Original Score: B
July 11, 2004
those in the mood for a patient, self-assured tapestry of changing relationships will be rewarded.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 7, 2004
The film is really more about the aftershocks of war, and how they upset the internal balance of its survivors.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/4
July 2, 2004
Has the strange clarity of a fable.
July 1, 2004
Ulliel is brilliant as a lost boy who has grown mad in a world filled with madness. And Beart's portrayal is haunting.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
June 25, 2004
If Bon Voyage ... didn't satiate your desire for films about the Nazi occupation of France in World War II, you're in luck. Another one has washed up on our shores, and it's even better.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 18, 2004
A beautifully balanced portrait of a family that is tested and irrevocably altered by a devastating World War II experience.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 18, 2004
War may set the stage for Strayed, but the film's real focus is something much quieter and internal.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
June 18, 2004
The film manages to evoke the uncertainties and terrors of war without subjecting us to the usual battle scenes and unquestioning heroism.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 18, 2004
A wartime drama that's more about the drama than about the war - you keep thinking you know where the story's going, but it keeps surprising you by taking a different turn.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
June 17, 2004
A fascinating mystery -- a halcyon idyll with a gnawing sense of terror at the edge.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
June 11, 2004
With searing images of distressed families of American soldiers killed in Iraq on TV almost daily, Strayed is another poignant reminder of war's innocent victims.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 11, 2004
We have little idea where it will turn, and the turn it does take is one we would not expect yet somehow seems totally right.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 10, 2004
What's interesting about the reserved, delicate Strayed is that it's satisfied to imply its themes rather than spell them out for us.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
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