Former teacher and writer Jack Torrance takes the job of caretaker at a myth-ridden mountain hotel in Colorado. During the winter months, Jack is to keep an eye on the solitary building. The family man sees this as the perfect opportunity to finish his novel in peace. His wife Wendy is also looking forward to spending time at the secluded hotel. Only six-year-old son Danny has his reservations about the whole thing. It doesn't take long for the dark premonitions and bloody visions, which the boy encounters for the first time shortly after moving in, to become reality: Father Jack begins to lose his mind more and more. Armed with an axe, the maniac starts hunting his family.This content has been machine translated.