In the summer of 1992, Hugh and Olivia Crain, along with their children Steven, Shirley, Theodora, Luke, and Eleanor, temporarily move into Hill House while they renovate the mansion, to sell at a profit then build their own house as designed by Olivia. However, unexpected repairs necessitate the lengthening of their stay. At the same time, they begin to experience increasing paranormal phenomena that results in a tragic loss and the family fleeing from the house. Twenty-six years later, the Crain siblings and their estranged father reunite after tragedy strikes again, and they are all forced to confront how their time in Hill House had affected each of them.
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