WAR OF BUTTONS Official Trailer
Check out the official trailer for The Weinstein Company’s WAR OF BUTTONS. Set in occupied WWII France, the film shares the moving story of two rival kid gangs from neighboring villages who are forced to put their own conflicts aside to confront the very real war happening around them.
War of the Buttons tells the tale of pre-teen rebel Lebrac (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 conflicts aside to protect her and confront the very real war happening around them.
Directed by Academy Award® nominee Christophe Barratier (Les Chorus) War of the Buttons features model/actress Laetitia Casta (Gainsbourg: 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® winner for The Artist). The film stars Guillaume Canet, Laetitia Casta, Jean Texier, Ilona Bachelier. War of Buttons opens in select theaters on July 18, 2012.
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