This lurid Canadian plasma of sex and bodily fluids poaches on the territory of countryman David Cronenberg, with anemic returns.
Maverick biomedical scientist Owen Urban (Andrew Stevens) is recruited to work at the high-tech Life Reach Foundation, whose wealthy director John Alcore (Christopher Plummer) seeks to contain a mysterious viral outbreak. The virus, it seems, has turned afflicted staff members into something very
much like traditional vampires (though without the benefit of fangs, the voracious bloodsuckers wield razor blades and syringes to get their hemoglobin fixes). Urban works closely with, and eventually falls for, Paula (Heather Thomas), a volu...