Free French Film. Films on the Green: "War Of The Buttons | La Guerre Des Boutons"
Friday, June 15, 2012
8:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m.
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Directed by Yves Robert, 1962, France, Comedy, in French with English Subtitles, Not Rated, 90m
Starring André Treton, Jacques Dufilho, Jean Richard
Based on the novel La Guerre des Boutons by Louis Pergaut, Editeur Mornay, 1912, France. War of the Buttons, published in the
United Kingdom by Walker Publishing House, 1968.
With every new school year, children from the village of Longeverne quarrel with those from Velrans. One year, Braque and his friends come up with the idea of pulling the buttons off from their rivals’ clothes so that they will get punished by their parents.
Inevitably, war breaks out between the two groups of kids...
“It is too bad that all the hostilities in this world cannot be as harmless and droll as those represented in “The War of the
Buttons.” –New York Times