Not Rated | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a blackly satirical near future, a thriving industry sells celebrity illnesses to their obsessed fans. Employee Syd March's attempts to exploit the system backfire when they involve him in a potentially deadly mystery.
All of the close-up shots of needles entering skin in the film are real.
Lucas Clinic Receptionist:
Yes. Yes. Wonderful, I'll transfer you to booking.
Lucas Clinic Receptionist: Can I help you?
Edward Porris: Edward Porris. I have an appointment.
Lucas Clinic Receptionist: Porris...
Lucas Clinic Receptionist: Just have a seat.
Before Syd puts the virus into Edward Porris's lip, we see the plunger of the syringe has been pulled back a bit, as it would be had Syd filled it with the virus. However, in the close up of the needle piercing the skin, you can see the plunger is all the way down, so when it was stuck into Edward's lip there was nothing in it.