Soul Fray

Synopsis: By daylight, Lake Miraton is a charming vacation spot; swimming, hiking, old-fashioned living and the like. It is the perfect place to spend a golden summer's afternoon. But as the sun sets on the renters of cabin 206, they begin to notice that the night brings out something different in the lake. As a malevolent darkness rises up around them, five youths are suddenly forced into a battle for their own survival. Strangers become allies; friends become enemies. Until the sun rises again, nobody will be safe.
Genre: Thriller
81 min



when we were younger,

Danny and I used to go down

to the dock at night

and look at the moon

reflecting on the lake.

We'd stare for hours

at the water.

-Wondering what secrets

it was keeping from us.


Never suspecting how dark

those secrets might be.




Help me.

Swim to me.

Come on, come on.

Give me your hand.

Come on Danny, come on, Danny.

It's okay, it's okay.

Can you grab the dock,

i promise I'm not

gonna let go.

I'm not gonna let go.

I just need you to help me.

Danny, give me

your other hand.

Can you grab the dock?

Stop panicking and help me!

I'm trying!

Mom, dad! Help!

I'm trying.

-Don't let go.

-I've gotcha, I'm not

gonna let go.

I'm not gonna let go.

Can you grab the dock?


[Voice whispering

in Latin]

[Voice whispering]

With the light

comes the dark.


[Claire gasps]







my brother was

the first of many

to be taken

by the darkness.

His death

started everything.


going, going...



We've officially

reached the dead zone.

Uh, just as well.

Plenty of stuff

to do up here.

Go swimming,

hiking, swimming...

A little more hiking.

A little more swimming?

Hey, we can never have

too much swimming.

I remember loving

coming up here as a kid though.

Grandfather used to bring

me up here all the time.

Bet the cabin hasn't changed

a bit since I was six.

Perfect distraction

for a troubled mind.

Speaking of whom,

wake up sleepyhead.

We're almost there.


lake miraton.

Most quietest, calmest,

overall peaceful-est

place in West Virginia.

You woke me up

to look at trees.

Not just any trees, Mike.





cheer up, Mike.

After all, this whole trip

is about you.

See now you say that,

but I actually would have been

just as happy alone

in my bedroom.

At home, shades drawn,

sitting in the dark.

See and that's exactly

why we're here.

We all know what it

feels like to be dumped.

For the record,

I did not get dumped.

It was a mutual agreement.


you guys agreed mutually

that she was

dumping you.


Come on, Mikey.

If you resolve to have

a good week,

you'll make it

a good week.

I'm your sister,

would I lie to you?


You wound me, Mike.

I am wounded.


all right kids,

take note.

Now passing the last

public access building

for 15 miles.

[Birds chirping]

I mean, fine,

just throw my stuff

out of the way.

-Aj, this is awesome.

-I know, cool, right?


-wait till you see

the inside.


Four years old.

Four years old.


hurry up, slow pokes.

Same as before.

Mike, come on, man.


you're draggin'.


-Aj, this is so cool.

-I know.

-Cool little spot, right?


Your grandfather

built this?


yep, my grandfather

was a man of many talents.


i see...


I'm... gonna go put

stuff in my room.

-Bad Mikey,

what are you doing?

-Eryn, give it back.

-What are you doing

with this?

-Quit screwing around.

-Bad Mikey!

-Seriously, that's all

i have left.



Put it away.

If I see it again,

I'm gonna confiscate it.

What are you,

cabin leader?

Nope, that would be me.

And I take my job

very seriously.

You are here

to cleanse yourself

of that girl,

not mope around

and wonder what you could have

said or done differently.

Are you saying there's

something I could've said

or done differently?


-That was a test.


You failed the test.

Man, look,

you gotta do something

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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