THE TAPE starts with a family getaway to an old, solitary farmhouse in the woods. Peaceful, serene, it is like the beautiful, wonder of the Overlook Hotel in THE SHINING. But when the family arrives, and Father's secret affair is revealed, the mood of the vacation turns angry.
Mother is upset. The argument escalates. Then, noises are heard. Visions seen. Subtly scary like the build in GET OUT, the family realizes that they are not alone in the farmhouse but without a working car, they are trapped. Little by little the fear rises as the family starts imagining horrible murders. Then, the murders become real, now it is a struggle to survive. This family must fight the deadly, vengeful spirit or else be the next one killed.