Al Roberts, a New York nightclub pianist, hitch-hikes to Hollywood to meet his girlfriend Sue. The gambler he's riding with, Charles, unexpectedly dies. Afraid the police wouldn't believe the truth, Al takes the man's identity. In a gas station, he gives a lift to Vera, a woman that knew Charles and blackmails Al with tragic consequences.
Trapped inside his car by a mudslide, smooth talking Jackson Alder suddenly finds himself in a situation he can't talk his way out of. With no hope of rescue, he must defy the odds; battling Mother Nature for his survival.
Driving home from a deep desert rave, seven teenage friends travel off the beaten path only to be trapped in a reality far more horrible and frightening than any nightmare they could possibly imagine...Flesh eating cannibals roam this stretch of tortured land, feeding off anyone who is foolish enough to stray into their deadly territory.Now the friends must become as savage as their attackers if they are to escape the desert alive...
When Danny and his gang attempt to rob the warehouse of a mob boss, they find themselves on the run. Danny goes back to his hometown to find his mother has recently died leaving him the farm on the condition that he must open the dairy and run it for two years. However the gang is double crossed by Mo and the mob begin to hunt them down, meanwhile Danny and his gang consider robbing the mill in his town.
Alma and Jan are having an affair and yet Jan does not want to admit it. In order to force him to recognize their relationship, Alma secretly takes Jan's small son, Juri on a trip. Accompanied by the delivery man Bruno, the two drive in the direction of Berlin. At a rest stop, he tries clumsily to get closer to Alma but she rebuffs him. In doing so, Alma unwittingly injures him in such a way that he drops all his inhibitions. Whereas Bruno until now was acting covertly in the hope of establishing contact, he now wants to take for himself what has been denied him.
On the road one day two people meet again after seventeen years. They'd had a brief, burning affair seventeen years earlier, in their idealistic youth. That had been just after the war, the time of great enthusiasms and faith in the future. Wishing to dedicate themselves to the new society they had chosen to renounced personal happiness, considering their love as an impermissible sidetrack from the requirements of the time.
For twenty-two years, Leo Huff has been working as a secretary in the same office. Living with the same wife in the same suburban bungalow, with the same old furniture and is the same old daily routine, his life is a monotonous statement. Things take a sudden turn when Leo has to stand in for an engineer and give a presentation in a small rural community. There, Leo is swept away by Lou, a distressed young woman who takes him beyond the beaten track. This encounter spells a new beginning for Leo, a strange, chaotic journey filled with unexpected twists and turns.
This short film, is about the winding road of choices and how one road may lead to new beginnings. With a relationship that seems to have no resolution, a opportunity for reconciliation, leads to a totally different road of redemption. This is what happens when two different lives take a "DETOUR". Using drama, humor and romance, this film shows that everyone's life, takes turns that lead to the unexpected, possibly giving you a chance to make things right. - Written by Nan Lin
"Detour" is a sort of offshoot of "Contour" where Law (Eric Jacobus) goes to rent an apartment and strikes a deal with the landlord (Shaun Finney) where he'll get a discount on his deposit if he takes care of a squatter (Chelsea Steffensen) outside.
On a hot sunny afternoon, a father and two restless siblings are stuck in a traffic jam. The younger boy needs to relieve himself and his annoyed elder brother is ordered to help. A momentary negligence by the elder boy leads to a tragedy that the family will ultimately struggle to come to grips with...
Driving back to Norway, Lina and Martin reach a roadblock where a policeman tells them to take a detour deep into the Swedish forest. But soon one creepy incident after another leaves them stranded in the dark woods and everything seems much too bizarre to be accidental.
With Christmas only a few days away, Paige Summerland, a Los Angeles magazine writer specializing in relationship advice, boards an eastbound flight to spend the holiday with her fiancé, Jack, meet his parents for the first time and plan her upcoming “dream wedding.” Paige’s enthusiasm turns to panic when a massive snowstorm detours her flight and she meets - and locks horns with - Dylan, a cynical bar manager who has lost his faith in love. When it looks like all hope of arriving in New York for Christmas is lost, Dylan surprises Paige by renting an SUV and offering her a ride. Reluctantly, Paige braves the snowy road trip with Dylan, joined by Frank and Maxine Harper, an older couple whose 20-year marriage has lost its spark. Along the journey, feelings start to develop between Paige and Dylan. Now, as the young bride-to-be scrambles to make it to New York for Christmas, she begins to wonder if she’s marrying the right man and just might learn a surprising lesson about love.
When two carloads of friends were headed to Florida the only thing on their minds were sex, booze, drugs, and rock and roll. When a case of engine trouble sidelines the group in rural Maryland it begins a downward spiral into heinous acts of killing and depravity. One by one they encounter something in the woods, an abomination of nature and science. These friends wanted a trip they would never forget and that is exactly what they got when their trip turned into a... Deadly Detour.
Three friends from college are now on the brink of turning 40. To attend a funeral on Jeju Island, they go on an unexpected trip as a getaway and wind up at a guest house, where water shimmers, wind blows, and pretty women are seductive, inviting the trio back to their 20s.