When their rebellious 15-year old daughter Jess continuously gets into trouble, Roy and Denise Solomon decide that a change of scenery may be in order. The father's unemployment woes and longing for his rural upbringing lead them out of the chaos of Chicago and into the seemingly serene scene of North Dakota. In an attempt to repair the family's damaged relationship and in order to make a living, Roy purchases a run-down sunflower farm. Soon, they are befriended by a mysterious drifter named Johnny Burwell, who seems to know the ominous history of the property all too well. While renovations are proceeding accordingly, Roy begins to exhibit drastic personality changes. A series of frighteningly gloomy events convince Jess and her little brother that ghosts may be haunting the farm. It isn't long before their suspicions are confirmed.