Sam Hoffman (Erika Elelniak) is a young and beautiful model whose dreams are finally realised when she marries the wealthy Sal. However, her elation turns to grief when Sal is brutally murdered by an unknown assailant on their wedding night. Blaming herself, Sam attempts suicide. Her new brother-in-law Joel suggests she spends time in a plush clinic to recover and she checks in to the Dinel Institute. It is not long before Sam realises that Dinel is more an asylum than a rest home. After an incident involving her room mate Lissy, Sam is labelled as someone who could cause harm not only to herself, but to others, she is prohibited from leaving and held against her will.