British heist film set in the south of France. Nice - playground to millionaires and beautiful women - comes in for another type of excitement when The Brain (Ian McShane) plans a daring bank robbery. A fervent Nationalist, he and his friends have teamed up with criminals to steal enough money for a Government coup. Tunnelling up through the sewers into the bank, they manage to liberate 15 million dollars - but will they be able to keep it?
Ian McShane (Battle of Britain; Sexy Beast; Tv's - Lovejoy; Deadwood) stars in this true story of what at the time was the largest bank robbery ever committed.
Set in Nice on the Riviera, a group of fervent Nationalists led by The Brain (McShane) team up with hardened criminals to carry out a major bank robbery with the intention of using the money to fund a goverment coup, but as they discover thieves and idealists don't often make for perfect accomplices...