Lara (Eleanor Tomlinson) as well as her separated papa, Dr. Hillside (Stephen Rea), traveling behind the iron curtain to a shabby castle outside the Hungarian community of Styria. In the neighboring timbers, Lara witnesses a car crash. Carmilla, (Julia Pietrucha), escapes from the wreck as a driver tries to run her over. When Lara conceals this gorgeous and also mysterious unfamiliar person in the castle, both begin an intense and disorderly friendship. As their relationship strengthens, the girls of Styria start to go mad. When regional women are located dead from apparent suicides, Lara wonders if Carmilla is at fault or exists a darker secret behind the mass hysteria damaging the town.