The year is 1971. Jennifer, a troubled actress, is institutionalized following psychotic visions on the set of her latest film. Upon her release, Jennifer becomes stranded in the desert only to be rescuedby a colorful band of nomadic rebels. Helpless and alone, Jennifer has no choice but to follow them and is subtly but swiftly inducted into their family. That night, a local desert dweller, tell them of an abandoned house and warns them to stay away. The family ignores the warning and uses the house as their latest crash pad. Jennifer becomes further plagued by sinister visions that reduce her ability to seperate reality from fantasy. Soon members of the family are mysteriously killed one by one in the legend known as SLAUGHTERHOUSE OF THE RISING SUN.