French filmmaker Xavier Gens' A TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE-inspired thriller adds a dash of political spice to the meat-movie formula.
A deeply divisive election explodes into rioting in the Paris streets, and five friends from the banlieus take advantage of the chaos to pull off a robbery. As is so often the case, their real troubles begin with the get away. Sami (Adel Bencherif) is shot and his pregnant sister, Yasmine (Testa) – who's planning to have an abortion rather than bring her baby into a world of hatred and violence -- refuses to go anywhere without him. Her ex-boyfriend, Alex (Aurelien Wiik), the father of her child, comes up with a plan: He...