The Renne-sur-mer film festival on the French Riviera is invaded by young protesters pouring through the town and kidnapping an American producer, Larry Winsteeg, off the street, taking him as their hostage as they occupy a cinema and demand reforms.
As demonstrators fight authorities on land, out to sea a Russian film impresario mounts a film promotion. Wires from a helicopter transporting his Shark in a tea-cup art-piece snap, the cup disintegrating as it crashes onto a swimming platform, the shark flying out and swallowing a speedboat driver.
Renne-Sur-Mer descends into ten days of pandemonium.
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