War of the Buttons (1994)

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  • La Guerre des boutons, ça recommence... Alternative
  • La Guerre des boutons Alternative


Children's film set in County Cork, Ireland in the 1970s. Two rival gangs of boys, the Ballys and the Carricks are at war with each other and show their various victories over each other by cutting off the buttons from the clothes of their foes...

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