Refuge

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Released 2012

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Director:
Mark Medoff
Released:
2012
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An RV is nestled among the brush in the desert. Silence is broken by one alarming gunshot. Moments later, Darryl, a high schoolteacher, astride his motorcycle is seen. Ready to toss his failed first novel into a landfill, he stops and pulls it out of hissatchel. His motorcycle sputters and is out of fuel. He spies the lone RV, and goes over to get help. The van seems to be vacant.The door is unlocked and he steps inside to take shelter. As he finishes a phone call with his fiancée, promising to be on time fortheir engagement party that evening, Amelia emerges from the bedroom with gun in hand. Over Amelia's shoulder Darryl sees a bloody,lifeless man. Realizing Darryl has seen too much, Amelia announces that he will be her traveling companion. As the RV leaves itsmooring, a dead body decomposes in the back, a novel shrinks up in the front and two lost souls seek refuge and redemption on NewMexico's back roads.moreless

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  • 70

    The Dissolve Andrew Lapin

    Goldberg sneaks in some whispers of spirituality, but Refuge's true effectiveness lies in Ritter's distinctively non-angelic performance. It's the work of a woman who knows she's b...

  • 40

    Village Voice Sam Weisberg

    Even at its well-meaning best, Refuge is listless.

  • 38

    Slant Magazine Chuck Bowen

    The problem with the film isn't the contrivance of its premise, it's that writer-director Jessica Goldberg doesn't know it's contrived.

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