Director: Yves Boisset
Writers: Yves Boisset, Claude Veillot, Roland Perrot
Stars: Jacques Spiesser, Jacques Villeret, Jacques Weber…


Three French conscripts with diverse political motives, are sent to a disciplinary battalion in the midst of the Algerian war. Major Lecoq is to build an elite unit with these wayward soldiers who are exposed to war, torture and death.