Martin (Cameron Daddo, Fox's "24", Big Momma's House 2), an investment banker mysteriously awakes alone in the desert. He doesn't know how he got there or why he has a fresh surgical wound on his left side. In desperate search of water, he stumbles across three strangers, all inflicted with the same mysterious wound. They form an uneasy alliance as they try to make sense of this terrifying situation. Everyone is lost... everyone is in pain... and nobody knows who to trust. Adding to this confusion, Martin begins to have flashbacks of a funeral at which he met his desert companions. Just as his memory seems to return, the group suddenly awakens floating on a lake, their wounds miraculously vanished!
Is it a dream? Is it real? Martin doesn't know, but in this game of life and death he must separate fact from fiction and friend from foe. In a tense and suspenseful action-packed thriller, DRIFTER reveals the hard truth that what you did in the past will have a devastating effect on the future.