18th century cartographer Jonathan Inexperienced makes a scientific journey, Western Europe, Jap. It handed by Transylvania by the Carpathian Mountains and finds himself misplaced within the thick forest of a small village in Ukraine. Thick fog prevents him discover the way in which out of the woods. He begins to imagine he obtained right into a cursed place. Residents of the world don’t appear human, had been remoted from the remaining by a ditch dug deep, designed to guard them from evil spirits. Jonathan heard scary tales right here about Homa Gross additionally about one other creature has a soul about any man capable of break by, referred to as the Viy. Inexperienced embarks native church determined to search out out for those who heard is true or mere superstition.