In Montauban in 1944, Julien Dandieu in a surgeon in the local hospital. Frightened by the German army entering Montauban, he asks his friend Francois to drive his wife and his daughter in the back country village where Julien has an old castle. One week later, Julien decided to meet then for the week end, but the Germans are already occupying the village.
- Philippe NoiretJulien Dandieu
- Romy SchneiderClara Dandieu
- Jean BouiseFrançois
- Joachim HansenL'officier S.S.
- Robert HoffmannLe lieutenant
- Karl Michael VoglerDocteur Müller
- Caroline BonhommeFlorence Dandieu
- Catherine DelaporteFlorence Dandieu
- Madeleine OzerayJulien's Mother
- Daniel Breton
- Jean-Paul CisifeLe chef milicien
- Antoine Saint-JohnGerman soldier killed in the kitchen