hemophage

hemophage

(hē′mō-fāj) [″ + phagein, to eat]
A cell that destroys red blood cells by phagocytosis.
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"Its blood is swimming with antigens that would kill us all on contact," helpfully explains a Hemophage called Nerva (Andrieu), hammering home the importance of the fresh-faced moppet.
In this shady future, a race of super-strong and agile vampire-like beings known as the Hemophages is ostracised from society, forced to live in the shadows.
Violet (Milla Jovovich) is a hemophage who kidnaps a child called Six (Cameron Bright), whose blood could kill them but also offers hope for a cure.
Those carrying it, called hemophages, are treated like lepers and herded into colonies.
They are called the Hemophages and a sadistic government agent Daxus (Nick Chinlund) has been charged with wiping them out.
He's going to use the ultimate weapon, a little boy called Six (Cameron Bright), whose blood is swimming with antigens that will kill the Hemophages on contact.
IN the not too distant future, a race of super-strong and agile vampire-like beings known as the Hemophages is ostracised from society, forced to live in the shadows.
Sadistic, germophobic government agent Daxus (Nick Chinlund) is charged with wiping out the Hemophages using the ultimate weapon: a little boy called Six (Cameron Bright), whose blood is swimming with antigens that will kill the Hemophages on contact.
IN a shady future, a race of super-strong and agile vampirelike beings known as the Hemophages is ostracised from society, forced to live in the shadows.
Milla plays a beautiful vampire in the late 21st century who has to protect a young boy who holds the cure for all humans who have been genetically modified into Hemophages - a vampire sub-species.