Penned by action sci-fi writer Ben Sztajnkrycer, “The Refuge” tells the story of Sergeant Rick Pedroni who returns home from Afghanistan a changed and dangerous man after suffering an attack by a mysterious force during combat. Officials claim he suffered a heavy brain injury, but his wife Kate knows it is more than Ptsd. As Rick undergoes therapy, Kate discovers he has been possessed by a malevolent spirit. She has to race against time to unmask the truth and save her husband from the evil force.
Worldwide rights are handled by Highland Film Group, whose more recent projects include “Wash Me In the Water,” starring Robert de Niro, Jack Huston and John Malkovich,