The New War of the Buttons is a french movie by Christophe barratier released September 11 in 2011. The movies was adapted from the book the War of Buttons writtten by Louis Pergaud.
The main characteurs are Lebrac (Jean Tessier); Kad Mared( father of Lebrac); Guillaume Canet ( the teacher) and Laetitia Casta (the haberdasher).
The movie tell the story of a children's war between two clans in two villages. The objective of the war is to obtain the largest number of buttons in its clans. The film is set during Worl War II. It was shot in the summer 2011 in Auvergne.
The movie is funny and shows happy children who play during the world War II.
You really should see the movie.