Highly Acclaimed Post-­apocalyptic Thriller Released by Gravitas

Ventures Coming to VOD, iTunes, Amazon Feb. 16



Refuge is a post­-apocalyptic thriller from Passerby Films. Refuge was enthusiastically received by audience s last year at multiple festivals around the world, including fan favorites ​Toronto After Dark​, ScreamFest​ and won ​Best Directorfor Andrew Robertson in Sydney a t Australia’s ​Fantastic Planet.


Refuge ​has been compared to Cormac McCarthy’s The Road​ as the austere s etting a nd large cast of villains are reminiscent of the world that film inhabits. Director Robertson says of the post-­apocalyptic universe: “I wanted to focus on a family living in portray the quiet fear that would become the default if we all went into hiding after a big societal breakdown. I expect life would become a slow burn, interrupted with bursts of fear and violence.”


Refuge’s distributor, Gravitas Ventures, says of Refuge: “Gravitas is excited to be collaborating with the bold and innovative filmmakers behind Refuge and bring these new voices in horror to 100 million homes across North America.”


SYNOPSIS: Refuge chronicles the struggles of a family trying to survive in the wake of a deadly and mysterious catastrophic event that has brought America to its knees. Despite their efforts to remain hidden from the pervasive marauders and dangers that surround them, the family is ul timately discovered and forced to fight for survival. But, fighting back has its consequences.


*the fight begins on February 16th, 2016, when the film is available through VOD on: iTunes, Amazon Instant, Google Play, Vudu, XBOX live and Playstation Network.


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Release Date: February 16th, 2016 (VOD & Cable, US & Canada).


Distributor: Gravitas Ventures (​)

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