With humankind unable to sleep and think clearly, growing increasingly irrational and violent after an unprecedented global phenomenon that wiped out all electronics, Jill, a former U.S. Army medic and widowed mother-of-two, finds herself struggling to keep her kids safe. Now, as scientists all over the world seem to fight a losing battle, the mysterious, worldwide plague of insomnia threatens to eradicate the entire human species, and undoubtedly, this is the end of the world as we know it. However, what if Jill’s ten-year-old daughter, Matilda, holds the key to a cure? Can sleep-deprived Jill protect her children when everyone has only a few days to live?—Nick Riganas
In the library, one sees small white sticker with a red maple leaf, on the spines of some books. These stickers indicate that the books are written by Canadian authors. This was filmed in a branch of the Toronto Public Library.