Director Stuart Gordon, who won a wide cult following with his low-budget horror films RE-ANIMATOR and FROM BEYOND, leaped into the higher-budgeted leagues with FORTRESS, a technically accomplished but dramatically uneven futuristic action film.
Not too many years from now, US overpopulation has reached the point where the law mandates that each woman may bear only one child. Former military captain John Brennick (Christopher Lambert) and his wife, Karen (Loryn Locklin), are defying that law; having lost their first child, Karen is now
pregnant with another. The couple attempt to escape into Canada, but border guards discover Karen's condition and Brennick is ...