Three young people are refurbishing a house in the old fishing village of Hesteyri in Jökulsfjörur on the northwest coast of Iceland. Winter is just around the corner and they start to wonder whether they are not alone in this abandoned place. At the same time, a young doctor is drawn into the investigation of a suicide. The deceased is an elderly woman who disappeared three years earlier, was obsessed with the doctor's son. What dark secrets hide under the surface in this little town?