Alan White's life is a mess. His beloved daughter Emma, age of 12, suffers from a severe cardiac disorder that eventually will end her life. She is in prompt need of a new heart. The opportunity arises unexpectedly. The half-brother Danny pops up after seven years of absence. He is seriously wounded after a gangster settlement. The father realizes that he can make use of this in order to save his daughter. Danny accepts to give his heart to Emma. But not unconditionally. Danny's gang have made an unsuccessful kidnapping where the victim, a rich businessman, has died. Now he must find someone who can act as victim before the gangsters that initially ordered the kidnapping, but have no idea how the businessman looks. Alan agrees to fool the gangsters. What he doesn't know is that these are planning to kill the victim of the kidnapping as soon as the ransom is handed over. And so the most horror-stricken night in Adam's life has begun ...

Title
New Blood
Director
Michael Hurst
Country
UK
Length
92 min
Festival
1999
Section
Open Zone
Language
English
Production year
1999
Cast
John Hurt, Nick Moran, Carrie Anne Moss
Producer
Andy Emilio, Jason Piette
Script
Michael Hurst
Music
Jeff Dana
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