(ZDF Germany): Whiteout
A missing canister of a deadly virus. A lab technician bleeding from the
eyes. Toni Gallo, the security
director of a Scottish medical research firm,
knows she has problems, but she has no idea of the nightmare to come.
As a Christmas Eve blizzard whips out of the north, several people converge
on a remote family house. Stanley
Oxenford, the research company¹s director,
has everything riding on the drug he is developing to fight the virus
he isn¹t the only one: His grown children, who have come to spend Christmas,
have their eyes on the
money it will bring.
Toni Gallo, forced to resign from the police department in disgrace, is
betting her career
on keeping the drug safe; a local television reporter,
determined to move up, has sniffed the story, even if he has to
facts to tell it; and a violent trio of thugs is on its way to steal it for
a client already waiting
though what the client really has in mind is
something that will shock them all.
As the storm worsens, the
emotional sparks jealousies, distrust, sexual
attraction, rivalries crackle; desperate secrets are revealed;
traitors and unexpected heroes emerge ..
Documentary: 'Balls of Fire'