If art can capture a soul, what happens when one of those souls escapes?
When art appraiser Anita Cassatt is sent to catalogue the extensive collection of reclusive artist Leo Kubin, it isn’t only the chilly atmosphere of the secluded house making her shiver, it's more the silent audience of portraits clustered on every wall watching her.
Kubin’s lawyer didn’t share the detailed instructions regarding the handling of the art, and Anita and her team start work in ignorance of the very instructions designed to keep them safe. Safe from the art.
And in the dark, the portraits stir as the subjects ease themselves out of their frames and stretch, free at last from the confines of paint and canvas which they have no intention of ever returning to. They have a painting to finish and the people in the house will only be in the way...
“Antiques Roadshow, if Stephen King was the host…”