War of the Buttons

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Gombháború ( Hungary ), Knappkriget ( Sweden ), Krieg der Knöpfe ( Germany ), La guerra de los botones ( Argentina ), La guerre des boutons ( Canada ), La guerre des boutons, ça recommence ( France ), Nappien tähden ( Finland ), O polemos ton koumpion ( Greece )


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The children of Ballydowse and Carrickdowse engage in battles where they cut of the buttons, shoe-laces and underwear of their captured opponents. This is to get the boys in trouble with their parents. They go to battle in mass groups of dozens, throwing stones and cutting off their opponents buttons etc. And sometimes they go to battle completely naked and exposed. In one such scene about 30 boys return from a battle to celebrate victory at a barn-house only to find some ... more

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this film is a real sleeper...much better than expected19 September 2013

A sort of coming-of-age tale with a twist, this film is a real sleeper. Very well acted and directed. It is told from the children\\\'s point of view, and very astutely so. However, the youngsters are portrayed in such a way that it seems more like an adult film, until one realizes that it is... more





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