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    War of the Buttons (1994)

    UK / France / Japan - Adventure / Drama / Family
    Filmed in Castletownshend, County Cork, Ireland

    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 girls waiting for them and they get very embarrassed at losing their privacy.

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    Appeared in the film War of the Buttons, filmed in Cork, Ireland, pictured

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