Bir-Hakeim, the renowned maquis was formed with spanish republicans, german antifascists, french patriots of all religions and ages. On the 27th of may 1944, the Kommandatur in Mende, Lozere department, is warned that rebels are in the town of La Borie.Captain Lange settles an encirclement strategy. Among the troops, an Armenian legionnaire, forced to commit in the Wermacht army, obeys reluctantly. Among the enemy camps, the unquestioned leader of the maquis, Commandant Barot, quietly prepares the departure for the next day. Popeye, 15 years old, is the youngest of the maquisards. He takes the mission the captain gave him to heart: he must keep the pennant of the group whatever the cost.
DIRECTOR BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
Young french director of 23 years old, he prepared his project since 2 years. Before that, he directed some short films, publicity and video-clips... Now a french had contact him to make a new film in south of france.