When Alex (Christopher Denham, Shutter Island) encounters a mysterious stranger, he begins to get smarter each day. It's not long before he realizes that his new intellect comes with deadly side effects. Headaches and visions plague him at every step. Soon, savage unexplainable murders are linked to him. Now, it's a race against time as Alex discovers that the source of this evil may not be human and the key to this mystery may be in his own past. His journey in this psychological horror is aided by: Olivia Hussey (Stephen King's IT), Dee Wallace Stone (Cujo), Udo Kier (Blade), Sean Young (Blade Runner), William Atherton (Ghostbusters), Mark Margolis (Black Swan), Paul Sparks (HBO's Boardwalk Empire), and Pollyanna McIntosh (The Woman).
A curios phenomena occurs when young Alex runs into a stranger--his intellect starts to increase. But as his intelligence grows so does the body count of a lethal serial killer, leading Alex to suspect that he might be carrying out the acts himself. Blood and guts cascade across the screen as he seeks to discover why he's ended up in this puzzling predicament.