Set in the year 3040, WHITE DWARF is a peculiar mix of sci-fi and fantasy detailing the emotional growth of a doctor serving an internship on the remote planet of Rosta. The film's rich, detailed setting cannot compensate for the lack of a coherent plot.
The planet Rosta, which circles a white dwarf star, does not rotate on its axis; thus one side of the world is always in the sun--the other, in night. A centuries-old civil war between the light and dark sides may soon end with the signing of a peace accord.
Shallow young Dr. Driscoll Rampart (Neal McDonough) arrives on Rosta from Earth for his internship. He arrogantly tells clinic head Dr. Akada (Paul Winfi...