Virgil Manoven is a recluse who lives in a desolate area surrounded by woods. Whilst searching for his lost cat Virgil witnesses the shocking strangulation of a young girl and reports the murder to the police. The police however are unable to find a body. As Virgil broods over what he has witnessed he experiences a nightmare in which the dead girl begs him to venture once again into the woods and solve her murder. This unique cult film does not have real dialogue but unfolds the plot in chapters which draw the viewer into the nightmare world of being witness to a murder that has no body.