The Carters are an all-American family on their way to California when their car breaks down far from civilization in the remote southwestern desert. But they are not alone. Watching from the hills is a very different kind of clan, a family of inbred cannibals with a taste for human flesh and monstrous brutality. In the nightmare that follows, what depravities must this family endure to survive? And in a primal wasteland ruled by lust and rage, who will become the most shocking savages of all?