Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre
Writer: Georges Simenon, Pierre Granier-Deferre, Pascal Jardin
Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Romy Schneider, Maurice Biraud, Paul Amiot, Nike Arrighi
Countries: France, Italy
May 1940 – Germany invades Europe, people panic and try to flee by any means possible. In France, Julien, a radio repairman, boards a train with his wife and child. As the men are placed in cattle cars with only the women and elderly allowed in the passenger cars, events begin their fateful turning as the insignificant repairman encounters an attractive fugitive and love begins – a doomed love.