Karen is planning a getaway for her and her family. Their elementary aged son Michael is looking forward to the trip. Karen's husband James, however, has been working away from home quite a bit and has been having an affair that Karen is beginning to suspect. Taking time away at a quaint seaside bed and breakfast run by a strange older couple, the family spends time with the only other family staying there while all are besieged by a malevolent force in the house that tries to pull them even further apart for its own evil purposes.
The main characters are a typical family of a dedicated wife, an absent father and an introverted only child. Their characterization doesn’t really go much further from that, with the exception of the father, who's actually trying to do what’s best for his family despite his flaws...