In the housing projects of their Parisian suburb, 16 year-old Arco, Malik and Mustapha, are known as “Devils.” During an eagerly awaited hip-hop party, there’s a shoot-out in the night-club parking-lot. The police wade in and the riot begins.
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Schoolboys, youngsters, outcasts and 2/3d generation immigrants (not really) trying to lead their lives in the Ghetto under the sounds of hip-hop and the harassments of the police. The eventual clash is inevitable. The film does have some edges and the plot moves very slowly at times. Still, it does persuasively capture the atmosphere of the French ghettoes and it is definitely an entertaining.