Albert Spaggiari (Francis Huster), a legendary bank robber, assembles a team of assorted experts, all with great 'gangster' names such as 68 (Jean-François Balmer). Together they plan to tunnel up through the sewers and break into the vault of the bank in Nice. Director Jose Giovanni, himself an ex-convict and a successful crime writer, steps up to helm this film about a super-robbery. Will it work? Will they crack? Will Albert (Francis Huster) and Charlotte (Lila Kedrova), resolve their differences, or will the police catch them all? Albert Spaggiari was one of the most notorious and successful bank robbers in history, this film tells the tale of just one job!