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During the German Occupation of France, a village in the Ardennes is hard up to get food supplies. Clovis, a foundry worker, crosses over into the Zone to bring potatoes back feed his family. He manages to do so at the cost of a series of misadventures. However Clovis soon becomes obsessed with hoarding the precious tubers. Tragedy strikes when the starving Germans arrive in the village.


Release year : 1969
Runtime : 90 mn
By : Claude Autant-Lara
With : Pierre Perret, Henri Virlojeux, Bérangère Dautun


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