The school boys of two villages in France are fighting. Their trophy are the buttons they will snatch from the enemy. This fight will bring those kids to everlasting friendship...eventually.
tres funny, tres zesty, very unbuttoned
Did You Know?
The gang of Lebrac and Petit Gibus sings the first section of the Le chant du départ after their victories. The composer José Berghmans uses the theme by Étienne-Nicolas Méhul
at one point in his music. See more
West German re-release (1984) was cut by ca. 6 minutes to secure a "Not under 6" rating. This re-release version was used for all subsequent home video releases. The uncut version was released as a bonus feature on the 2005 DVD release (with the missing scenes in French with German subtitles, despite the fact that the complete film was dubbed in 1962). See more
Referenced in The Hidden Fortress