|War of the Buttons – Trailer
Set in occupied WWII France, War of the Buttons tells the tale of pre-teen rebelLebrac (newcomer Jean Texier) and the “war” he leads between two rival kid gangs from neighboring villages. Once Lebrac falls for Violette (Ilona Bachelier), a young Jewish girl who is new in town and in danger of being exposed by the Nazis, the children are faced with putting their own conflictsaside to protect her and confront the very real war happening around them. Directed by Academy Award(R) nominee Christophe Barratier (Les Chorus) War of the Buttons features model/actress Laetitia Casta (Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life, Arbitrage), actor/filmmaker Guillaume Canet (Farewell, Tell No One) and Welcome to the Sticks star Kad Merad. The film is produced and co-written by Thomas Langmann (Academy Award(R) winner for The Artist).
Directed by: Christophe Barratier
Starring: Guillaume Canet, Laetitia Casta, Jean Texier, Ilona Bachelier