Les Patates

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Les Patates

famine ardennes

Les Patates

Release Date: November 22, 1969

Year    :   1969
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Comedy, Drama
Production Companies    :   Gaumont
Director    :   Claude Autant-Lara
Producers    :   
Writers    :   Claude Autant-Lara, Jean Aurenche, Jacques Vaucherot
RunTime    :   95 mins.

In a village in the Ardennes, during the German occupation, finding rations is becoming almost impossible. Clovis, an ordinary labourer, decides to cross the occupied zone to bring back enough potatoes to feed his family. His plan is a success but Clovis rapidly becomes obsessed with storing the precious tubers.

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