Roads to the South (1978)
"Les routes du sud" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  28 April 1978 (France)
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The story of an exiled Spanish revolutionary, now a successful screenwriter, dangerously drawn back to his homeland and the "good fight" for freedom from fascism.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean Larréa
Laurent Malet ...
Laurent Larréa
France Lambiotte ...
Ève Larréa
Jean Bouise ...
Le métayer
Maurice Bénichou ...
Didier Sauvegrain ...
Le soldat Korpik
Eugene Braun Munk ...
Le producteur Egon
Claire Bretécher ...
La journaliste TV
Frances Vicens ...
Le médecin espagnol
Roger Planchon ...
L'avocat parisien
Christian de Tillière ...
L'officier russe (as Christian de Tilière)
Jeannine Mestre ...
Nuria, la femme de Miguel
Guy Thomas ...
Guy Thomas, le journaliste


Fathers and sons, and political exile. In the fall of 1975, Franco is dying but repression continues. Jules and Eve, living well in exile in France, continue to assist the resistance. The underground calls with a job for either, and Eve goes, to the disappointment of their son, Laurent, visiting his parents at their seaside place in Cherbourg and not getting on well with his father. When a road accident in Spain brings tragedy, the father and son's conflict worsens. After Laurent and his girlfriend, Julie, pay a harrowing visit to Jules, Julie stays, taking Jules as a lover. Revelations and admissions about Jules and Eve make way for new ground for Jules and Laurent. Written by <>

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Jean Larréa: We lost our certainties... but kept our illusions.
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Referenced in El poderoso influjo de la luna (1981) See more »

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