Wake Wood is an Irish horror movie. The movie centers around a little girl named Alice. On Alice's birthday, her parents shower her with presents. She then tries to feed some of her birthday meal to a vicious dog in the backyard. The animal mauls and kills Alice. The incident leads to marital problems with Alice's parents and a series of unnatural events. The occurrences send the message that Alice will always be in the hearts and minds of her parents, no matter how much Alice's mother and father try to get away from one another.