Plagued by financial troubles and released some two years after its completion, THE BORROWER is the follow-up of the team of producer Steven A. Jones, screenwriter Richard Fire and director John McNaughton to HENRY, PORTRAIT OF A SERIAL KILLER, an icy study of a sociopathic murderer.
In a white room suffused with light, a man (Robert Dryer) and a giant, insectoid alien pilot talk. The man, it ensues, is also an alien, a savage murderer who has been given the most dreadful sentence his peers can imagine: he has been genetically "devolved" into a human being and will be
abandoned to fend for himself on Earth. "A word of caution," warns the alien warder as they ap...