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The Nest (2002)
"Nid de guêpes" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  6 March 2002 (France)
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Laborie is a high-flying officer in the French special forces. Her mission is to escort Abedin Nexhep, a godfather of the Albanian mafia. Charged with heading a wide-reaching prostitution ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Nasser
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Santino
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Helene Laborie
Pascal Greggory ...
Louis
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Selim
Anisia Uzeyman ...
Nadia
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Winfried
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Giovanni
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Martial
Martin Amic ...
Spitz
Alexandre Hamidi ...
Tony
Angelo Infanti ...
Abedin Nexhep
Grigori Manoukov ...
Le Passager VAB
Paul Hervet ...
Vigile 1
Frédéric Kontogom ...
Vigile 2
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Laborie is a high-flying officer in the French special forces. Her mission is to escort Abedin Nexhep, a godfather of the Albanian mafia. Charged with heading a wide-reaching prostitution network, this formidable criminal is due to stand trial before a European court. During the transfer, killers hired by Nexhep set up an ambush to free their boss but Laborie and her men manage to escape. After a frantic chase, the officers seek refuge, with their prisoner, in a warehouse located in the heart of an industrial park. There they meet up with a gang that has come to steal computer material. Meanwhile, Nexhep's killers surround the warehouse? Written by Anonymous

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12000-patsu kurae [Japan]

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence and language | See all certifications »
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6 March 2002 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Ninho de Vespas  »

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Opening Weekend:

$733,241 (France) (8 March 2002)

Gross:

$733,241 (France) (8 March 2002)
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When Martial uses the remote to turn the Liebherr telescopic crane, you can see the jib attached to the right side of the boom. Seconds later, when he extends the boom, the jib is attached to the front of the boom. Aside from the necessary time and space, it is not possible for only one person to attach the jib. See more »

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Assault on french precinct
15 September 2010 | by See all my reviews

Well it's not a precinct and maybe assault is too much. But I'm talking about influence and it's obvious what the influences were. If not Carpenter than the western movies Carpenter was inspired by. But you don't have Cowboys and Indians here. You have different kind of guys, who try to get out (or is it in?).

A very well though of french thriller, that is very tense and has a lot of action to hold your attention. And while this has quite a few western influences (as I wrote above), I was expecting an American remake anytime soon, after the movie came out. It didn't happen though, so you have to watch this. Which is not a bad thing. Because the movie is quite good and you have quite a few french stars in it too.


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