The French horror film ‘The Swarm’ hits Netflix in August 2021

The Swarm – Copyright. Arte France cinema

The trade in killer bees for killer locusts is French horror The swarm. We’ll arrive on Netflix in August 2021 and we’ve got everything you need to know The swarmincluding the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix release date.

The swarm is an internationally licensed French Netflix Original Horror directed by Just Philippot and based on the script by Jérôme Genevray and Franck Victor. The feature film, published with the French title La Nuée, debuted at the Angoulême Francophone Festival 2020 in August 2020.

When is The swarm come to Netflix?

Thanks to the publication of the trailer, we can confirm that The swarm depends on Netflix Friday 6th August 2021.

The swarm is streamed on Netflix worldwide, except in France, Spain and China.


What is the plot of The swarm?

Life is tough for Virginie and her family as money worries and problems around the farm keep increasing. Virginie spends a lot of time tending to her locusts, which she grows as a high protein plant. After an accident on the farm, Virginie discovers that the locusts have a thing for blood and begins to feed the insects with it. But as the locusts become more and more insatiable, it has dire consequences for Virginie, her family and her neighbors.

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The swarm – Copyrights ©. Arte France cinema


Who are the performers of The swarm?

The cast of The swarm is as follows:

role actor Where have I seen / heard them before?
Virginie Hébrard Suliane Brahim Black spot | Just love! | nuts
Karim Sofian Khammes Acid | Kepler (s) | Fast convoy
Laura Hébrard Marie Narbonne Play | The best is yet to come | Mandibles
Gaston Hébrard Raphael Romand * Debuted in The Swarm *
Height 1 Stephen Castang Mercenary | Stay si j’y suis
Kevin Victor Bonnel School is over | L’Eecole de la vie | Emma forever
Duvivier Christian Bouillette Saturdays in History | Valmont | General information
Luc Renan Prevot Knife + heart | Seuls | Not on my watch
M. Briand Vincent Deniard One nation | Ares | Red lights

When and where was The swarm filmed?

Filming for The swarm took place between July 2019 and November 2019 in several locations in France;

  • Caubeyres, Lot-et-Garonne, France (farm)
  • Riom, Puy-de-Dôme, France (high school: Lycée Virlogeux)
  • Billom, Puy-de-Dôme, France (soccer field, street scene)
  • Saint-Jacques-d’Ambur, Puy-de-Dôme, France (lake)
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    French poster for The Swarm (La Nuée) – Copyright. Arte France cinema


What is the runtime of The swarm?

The swarm has a confirmed running time of 101 minutes.


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