Lawyer Arthur Kipps, played by Daniel Radcliffe, travels to a remote village to put a client's affairs in order. He soon realizes that the house he is visiting is haunted by a spirit of a woman who is terrorizing the locals. The movie is based on Susan Hill's 1983 novella of the same name.
The film marks Daniel Radcliffe's first movie after the Harry Potter franchise. The movie is a remake of the British T.V. film version of the same name from 1989.