Michael Gambon stars in this high-tension thriller of political corruption and international intrigue. Peter Moreton (Gambon), a high-ranking government official, scrambles to keep his secret lifestyle hidden from the world when his daughter purposely leaks his affair to a reporter she is dating. Nick Simon (John Hannah, The Mummy) is the reporter caught between his love for Moreton’s daughter Polly and his desperation to keep his job and land the biggest story of his career.
Returning home with his father after a shopping expedition, Wong Fei-Hong is unwittingly caught up in the battle between foreigners who wish to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don't want the pieces to leave the country.
With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life.