Rini's family lives under difficult conditions in an old house in the Indonesian countryside. The mother is dying of a mysterious disease, and the father has difficulty supporting the family. Rini also has three brothers, and the youngest, six-year-old Ian, is mute. After the mother dies, the father travels to the city to try to raise money for the family, but while he is gone strange things start to happen. Soon they begin to see glimpses of a ghostly figure and hear the sound of their sick mother in the house, and they come to the terrible realization: evil forces have come to take Ian away from them. The film was nominated for thirteen awards at Indonesia's largest film festival and won seven of them.