Photo courtesy of Sahamongkol Film International
Superheroes turn to crime
Based on the short film of the same name, Code 8is set in a near-future world where four percent of the population is born with supernatural abilities. But instead of being celebrated, the power-enabled live in poverty, resorting to crime to make ends meet, and closely monitored by the government in how they use their powers.
In a world now carefully monitored by drones, Guardians and the police, Connor Reed, a power-enabled young man, is struggling to pay for his sick mother’s health treatment. Fighting to earn enough money as a day worker, Connor is lured into the criminal world by Garrett who works for Lincoln City’s biggest drug dealer, Marcus Sutcliffe. Garrett helps Connor sharpen his powers in order to commit a series of crimes on behalf of Sutcliffe, while a police unit hunts them down.
Enjoy the action when Code 8 opens in cinemas from Feb 20.