An adaptation by Matthieu Delaporte and Alexandre de la Patelliere from “La Nuit des enfants rois” novel written by Bernard Lenteric in 1982. Directed by Antoine Charreyon, the film uses the motion capture and 3D Stereoscopic technologies. Artistic director is Victor Antonov, who created the visuals for the famous video game “Half-Life 2.” Character design is from Humberto Ramos and Francesco Herreira, Marvel Comics designers.
The story follows five young teenagers are violently assaulted. But they’re not your average teenagers… they’re prodigies. The trauma of the assault incites them to lash out against the world in a cold and calculating way. The five chillingly brilliant minds come together to concoct a perfect revenge. The only person aware of the impending doom is Jimbo Farrar, a sixth prodigy, who has gathered them. As long as he fights against his five counterparts with all his might, there’s hope for the world. But should he turn over to their side, it’s only a matter of time before a disaster of apocalyptic proportions ensues…
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