TV movie starring Mario Adorf
–Year in film: 1891, 1931 *
–Country: France, Germany
–Who in clothing: Jean 10, Pierre ~8, other boy sailor suits
–Who in clothing 2: shorts, capes
–Available on DVD: no
–I own: no
–Clothing occurence: medium
–Comment: Lucas Beiger as 10 yo Jean (1st pic) and Frédéric Flory (younger brother) in short dark (blue or black ?) sailor suits and big (wide) white sailor collars (2 stripes), one other boy with a medium blue sailor collar (at the beginning in 1891 or 1871), last pic, also one other boy on the right with a white collar, but brief scene, some other boys in quite good shorts, also many boys in capes and one good scene without clothes (as Jean had to clean a wine barrel sitting inside it and later running around). Also a spanking scene (pants down of 5 yo Jean (Thomas Castan)).
Very good French/German (Alsace) movie. Some parts reminds me of “J’ai voulu rire comme les autres” (rating 10). The sailor suit scenes are mostly in the last 1hour. And sometimes hidden inside the capes (in one scene a woman puts one inside). Usually I like white collars, but hey have 2 thin stripes only and I prefer here the blue collar. I also don’t like dark curly hair and the boys are quite young although they fit perfectly in this movie.
Good setting and plot and also some funny and interesting scenes. Jean got kissed and 2 girls saw him in the barrel.
German title “Die Linden von Lautenbach” (Lauterbach at IMDb must be wrong), bestselling novel by Jean Egen.
Rating 8-9 “only”due the young age. No trailer, no DVD.