After leaving his father’s funeral, businessman Melvin Devereaux sets off on a long drive home through the Louisiana back roads. Along the way, he finds himself ensnared in a horrifying labyrinth of absolute terror.
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Lacking the inventive suspense of Fulci's earlier works, this film slowly compares the end of one's life to a road trip filled with blocked passage. There are interesting and expressive revelations of death (that also hint at a racial difference in death's acknowledgement), but Fulci is unable to deliver these moments very often nor maintain the entertaining value his earlier inevitable-death films evoke.