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In the 1930s a young fellow, Simon Chalumet, is sent to a military school by his overbearing father, an ex-soldier who has little sympathy for his son's more gentle temperament, or for his interest in films.

  1. Yves Boisset

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Yves Gibeau


  3. Jacques Kirsner


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  1. Lucas Belvaux

    Lucas Belvaux

    Simon Chalumot

  2. Jean Carmet

    Jean Carmet

    L'adjudant Chalumot

  3. Jean-Pierre Aumont

    Jean-Pierre Aumont

    Commandant Félix

  4. Jean-François Stévenin

    Jean-François Stévenin

    Sergent Billotet

  5. Jacques Denis

    Jacques Denis


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Original Title Allons z'enfants

Status Released

Release Information

  • March 4, 1981


Original Language French

Runtime 1h 58m

Budget -

Revenue -



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