Cold Lazarus (1996)
Genre: Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Release: 26 May 1996
IMDB link: IMDB
Synopsis: In the year 2368, Professor Emma Porlock and her research team are attempting to extract memories from the cryogenically preserved head of Daniel Feeld. The team's disinterested sponsor, Martina Masdon the owner of an American pharmaceuticals corporation and, unaware of the scientists' growing success in projecting video reproductions of fragments of Feeld's memory onto a giant living video screen, she is petulantly tempted to cut off their funding. When Masdon's associate, the media mogul David Siltz, inadvertently discovers what Porlock's team are doing he becomes determined to get the scientists to defect to his corporation he figures broadcasting Feeld's memories on his TV channels and virtual reality networks will be a big money-maker. Siltz travels to what remains of the UK in order to put his duplicitous plans into effect but he's in for a rough ride. Firstly, violent insurgents known as the RONs (Reality or Nothing) are causing havoc on the streets. Secondly, when Porlock and her team suddenly get the impression that Feeld might somehow be aware of what they are doing to him, they begin to question the moral and ethical aspects of their work.