Following in the tradition of English-language remakes of French films, this pleasant but innocuous rendition of LA GUERRE DES BOUTONS (1962) concerns two warring gangs of Irish boys.
In the semi-rural north of Ireland, the Carricks, led by Geronimo (John Coffey), and the Ballys, led by Fergus (Gregg Fitzgerald) dispute each other over territorial rights to sell hospital charity bazaar tickets. The first skirmish between the gangs leads to the claiming of buttons as war
After a series of battles, Fergus denounces Riley (Thomas Kavanagh) as a traitor to the cause. The final showdown has the Ballys attacking an abandoned castle defended by the Carric...