It's July 14th, and people are enjoying the national holiday. A group prepare what is later shown to be a warehouse robbery. Meanwhile, Laborie, a special agent in the French special forces, and an international team are escorting the leader of the Albanianmafia, Abedin Nexhepi. He is due to appear in a European court, charged with running an extensive prostitution network. Despite a considerable security presence, Nexhep's henchmen still try to intercept the armed escort. They set up an ambush, but the escort manages to escape. After a chase, the armed escort take refuge in a warehouse inside a massive industrial park. Upon arriving, they discover that the building is in the process of being robbed, by a group of people after some computer equipment. While facing off against the would-be thieves, Nexhep's men surround the warehouse. The three groups are then involved in a long firefight, and everyone involved struggles to survive. Who exactly lives or dies is unclear right until the very end of the film.
I’ve developed an admiration for French filmmaking. I have to say when it comes to horror, they tend to push the envelope way past the trappings of Hollywood horror and they match Japanese cinema’s expression of raw existential themes when it comes to thrillers. Well, “The Nest” (Nid de Gruepes) is a 2002 French film directed by Florent Emilio Siri and is a film that relies on a simple plot but delivers suspense in a way it unfolds the sequences. The French title of the film … more