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The Potatoes

Les patates

Directed by Claude Autant-Lara
France, 1969
Drama, War

Synopsis

At Bourg-Fidèle, a small village of the Ardennes (during the war), it has become increasingly difficult for Clovis Parizel, foundry worker, to feed his family. He crosses the WWII free zone line to bring potatoes to feed them. The “potatoes” that will soon become a real obsession.

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The Potatoes Directed by Claude Autant-Lara