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Details
Market June 11, 2014
Agent Dana Harris, Meyash Prabhu, Ryan Feldman (WME)
Manager Adam Simpson-Marshall (Caliber)
Loglines
A woman held captive in the futuristic smart house of a psychopathic programmer realizes that her only hope of escape lies in turning the house’s sapient computer against its creator.
A woman held against her will in the futuristic home of a psychopathic genius befriends the house's nearly sentient operating system in her attempts to escape.
Format
Genres
Sci-fi, Horror, Dark, Film, Futuristic, Kidnap, Survival
Pages
102
Rated
R
Budget
High
Lead
F White 24 Attractive
Similar
Her, Ex Machina, Saw
When
Future, over two weeks.
Where
90% in a futuristic house with glass walls and a basement. Also in a nightclub and a ratty apartment.

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Synopsis
JULIA (20s) dances in a club, and a PARTY BOY (ADULT) assaults her. She escapes, and pulls out his watch, wallet, cell phone, and gold chain. She's the one who played him. A mysterious man in a coat ALEX (30s) watches her leave the club. Julia takes the loot to a QUEENPIN (50s), and the Quentin gives her a small amount of money. Julia goes home, unsatisfied. At home, she is attacked. She wakes up wearing a muzzle in a basement in an electric cage with two other girls, KAREN (ADULT) and SARAH (ADULT). When the owner of the house comes down, clad in a leather mask, Karen grovels at his feet. He pulls her out. The next day it's Sarah's turn to go up with the man. The sounds of her screaming reach the basement. On day 3, it's Julia's turn, and he feeds her after presumably raping her. When she asks why he took her, he says because she wanted to be taken. On day 6, Julia steals a pair of pliers and forces Karen to help her break their binds and muzzles. Reluctantly, she complies. Julia escapes using makeshift insulated gloves by causing an explosion. The three...