Netflix movie review: The Swarm – French fantasy horror about bloodsucking locusts fails to fulfil its true potential

//Netflix movie review: The Swarm – French fantasy horror about bloodsucking locusts fails to fulfil its true potential

Netflix movie review: The Swarm – French fantasy horror about bloodsucking locusts fails to fulfil its true potential

2.5/5 starsJust Philippot’s French-language horror movie The Swarm is not a remake of Irwin Allen’s much-derided 1978 disaster film, as its title might suggest, but a self-contained character study about a recently widowed mother of two, and the sacrifices she makes to support her family. Originally selected for the cancelled 2020 Cannes Film Festival, The Swarm is now available to stream on Netflix.Following the death of her husband, goat farmer Virginie (Suliane Brahim) has been…

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