Set in occupied WWII France, War of the Buttons tells the tale of pre-teen rebel Lebrac and the "war" he leads between two rival kid gangs from neighboring villages. Once Lebrac falls for Violette, 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 conflicts aside to protect her and confront the very real war happening around them.
|Domestic Releases:||October 12th, 2012 (Limited) by Weinstein Co., released as The War of the Buttons|
|MPAA Rating:||Not Rated|
|Running Time:||99 minutes|
|Keywords:||Romance, First Love, Nazis, Jewish, War, Coming of Age, Gangs, World War II|
|Production Method:||Live Action|
|Creative Type:||Kids Fiction|
|Production Companies:||Le Petit Reine, TF1 Film Productions, Studio 37, Mars Films, Canal Plus|