CLAIRE HOLMES (Katy Carmichael) isn't appreciated by her boorish husband JIMMY (Lee Ross) and feels estranged from her teenage son FREDDY (Jack Blumenau). Whatever love once existed for this modest family has turned into complacent routine.

When Freddy comes home after being bitten in the woods, Claire thinks it's a straightforward dog's bite. However, a supernatural disease takes hold of Freddy's body and he undergoes a disturbing transformation. Freddy's admitted to hospital but soon afterwards, he goes missing. In a desperate attempt to salvage their relationship and keep their family together, Claire and Jimmy rush to the woods to find their son. However, a startling reality awaits them.