November 20, 1987
Genre(s): Drama, Thriller, Mystery
After her husband dies, a mother of four children, takes the children to live with her parents. As the mother runs out of money, her plan is to get back into good graces with her dying father who can leave her a large inheritance. While the mother is plotting away to get her share of the inheritance, her children are kept away in a room below an attic as their grandmother proceeds to instill her will on them through violent measures. As soon as the children disobey, they are violently whipped. The mother visits her children less and less as time goes by and doesn't notice their failing health or care. The children eventually find out why they are being kept in hiding and why their grandmother has so much contempt for them. Therefore, they end up plotting against their mother and eventually escaping.