In the not too distant future, global environmental collapse triggers wars, the movement of millions of people, failure of mass food production and the breakdown of democracies. But this story focuses on one woman’s desperate struggle to survive. Maria lives in a city plagued by chronic food and water shortages. Now it's survival of the fittest and young people have the competitive advantage. The controlling gang has made the brutal decision that non-essential people over 50 years old must be rounded up, deported and killed. Maria is trapped in her apartment with her husband Paul and their neighbor, Ewa. Their last moments are a bitter competition for food and water. But Maria refuses to give up. Maria plans her escape. She needs to see her son one last time. And when she does – nothing is as she wished.
Warning: Contains moderate coarse language, sudden loud noises, potentially triggering content or themes, including Violence, Staged Violence, Death, Use of Replica Weapons
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