Children of Men is a futuristic-thriller starring Clive Owen, Julianne Moore, Michael Caine, Chiwetel Ojiofor, and Claire-Hope Ashitey. The book is a loose adaptation of the 1992 novel, "The Children of Men," by J. D. Smith. Set in 2027 England, the human race is on the verge of extinction due to worldwide infertility. The last child was born 18 years prior. Earth's impending doom has caused widespread societal breakdown and complete chaos. There are several violent factions warring against the government. Theo Faron (Owen), a former activist turned bureaucrat, is captured by a militant faction headed by his ex-wife Julian (Moore), called "The Fishes." Julian pays Theo to escort a young African woman name Kee (Ashitey) out of the country. During the journey, Kee reveals a secret that puts them in a very dangerous situation. There is now a race against the clock to protect Kee from individuals who wish to use her for their own devices.