James , an American novelist and a single father , comes to Thailand with his 13 year old daughter Linda to get inspiration for his new novel . Their relationship is strained due to Linda's mother leaving him. The story begins when they both visit a mysterious village deep in the jungles of Thailand. When James takes something from a sacred Tree where the body of an evil nun is held, he inadvertently releases her soul from her prison. When the nun is released, she needs to possess Linda's body so that she can seek vengeance and haunt the villagers who killed her. Both father and daughter are now hunted by the evil spirit and also the villagers who consider them intruders. With no way to escape , they both have no choice but to try to survive the sinister nun.