Tells a heartbreaking story of friendship and devastating loss between two boys living in Nazi-occupied France. At a provincial Catholic boarding school, the precocious youths enjoy true comaraderie, until a secret is revealed. Based on events from writer-director Louis Malle's own childhood, the film is an observed tale of courage, cowardice and tragic awakening.
Last day of vacation -- New faces -- Joseph -- Teacher's pet -- Confession -- At the bathhouse -- Close call -- Kipplestein -- Treasure hunt -- Parents' day -- At the restaurant -- Movie night -- Punishment -- Boogie-woogie -- Acts of betrayal -- Good-bye -- Color bars
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