About the film
based on novel or book tradition parent child relationship fight village gang boys
War of the Buttons
Release Date: April 18, 1962
|Production Companies||:||Les Productions de la Guéville|
|Producers||:||Danièle Delorme, Yves Robert, Léon Carré|
|Writers||:||François Boyer, Yves Robert, Louis Pergaud|
For generations, two rival French villages, Longueverne and Velrans, have been at war. But this is no ordinary conflict, for the on-going hostilities are between two armies of young schoolboys. When he is beaten by his father for having lost his buttons, the leader of the Longueverne army, Lebrac, has an idea which will give his side the advantage: next time, he and his brave soldiers will go in battle without their clothes...