Gothic melodrama based on the book by Daphne du Maurier of the rich heir orphan Philip Ashley, brought up his cousin. When the beloved guardian unexpectedly marries abroad and soon dies from a strange disease, Philip suspects in the murder of his young widow Rachel. However, having become acquainted with the mysterious beauty, he gives in her charms.
England, early nineteenth century. Philip, a young English nobleman, learns of the mysterious death of his cousin in Italy, which occurred shortly after his secret marriage with the young and pretty widow Rachel. He had only one idea in mind: to discover the true reasons for his death in order to avenge him by all means. But the unexpected visit of this new cousin will upset everything.