Parallels in streaming. Ronan and Beatrix each receive a message from their father, Alex, who requests they meet him. Curious, they separately converge at their father's house, where they find him missing, though Ronan recovers a strange, ball-shaped device. When Harry, Beatrix's friend, arrives, he joins them in their attempts to locate their father despite Ronan's dislike for him. Harry, a public defender, suggests that they contact the police. However, Captain Stone can offer little help to them, as they have no evidence of wrong-doing. He directs them to the building Alex described and tells them that it is abandoned. The three find the building empty and covered in graffiti that describes alternate timelines and histories. Initially dismissive of the seemingly nonsensical graffiti, they discover that the building has transported them to an alternate Earth devastated by nuclear blasts. When they see a roving patrol shoot down pedestrians, they flee back into the building, where they meet Polly. Polly, a traveler between worlds, explains that the building transports anyone within it to a new, random world if they return to it in exactly 36 hours. In hostile worlds such the one in which they currently reside, she suggests that they stay inside the building and do not interact with the locals. The group sleeps to pass the time. They are woken by an armed patrol, who take them to meet the leader of the local settlement. Polly takes charge and convinces him that they are merely confused travelers. Recognizing Captain Stone as their leader, Harry thanks him for his help. Stone, suddenly distrustful of outsiders who know both his name and former occupation, takes them hostage and orders Tinker, the local surgeon and gadget-man, to interrogate them. Tinker shows them footage of a terrorist attack via suitcase nuke, and Ronan and Beatrix are horrified to recognize their father as the perpetrator. Ronan breaks free, knocks Tinker unconscious, and frees the others. Desperate for revenge against Alex, Tinker sets off with his own suitcase nuke to destroy the building. The group returns to the building just in time to escape the blast and transport to the next world, though they do not know that Tinker transports with them. This world is technologically advanced, and the group splits up to learn more about both it and Alex. Ronan and Polly explore Alex's house, which turns out to be empty. Ronan reveals that he blames himself for his mother's death, and Polly seems confused when he jokingly quotes slang from her world. Ronan shows her the device he found earlier, and she says that it could only be from the "core world", where the building was constructed. They flee the house when they find a hidden warning and a team of assassins attack them.
Lindsey G. Smith, Luke Hawx, Marco St. John, Lorraine LeBlanc, B.J. Grogan, Eric Jungmann, Jessica Rothe, Constance Wu, Mark Hapka, Michael Monks, Kim Collins, Ian Casselberry, Han Soto, Yorgo Constantine, Davi Jay
Directors: Christopher Leone
Duration: 83 min
Year of release: 2015
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