1941. Philippine Islands -- on the eve of war. Hilda, 14, an American ex-pat, seeks revenge through island voodoo when she discovers her first love, a dreamy American Soldier, is her mother’s secret lover.
Synopsis:Alone with her beautiful but grieving mother on a dying plantation in the Phillipines in 1941, the 14-year-old American Hilda faces her own inner hurricane when Daniel, a handsome American soldier, comes to map the jungles of this remote region and falls for her mother. As passions, jealousies and strange rumors of impeding war all grow stronger, a fiercely-jealous Hilda decides she must remove her rival for Daniel’s attention, so she steals a spellbook from the local witch doctor and casts a deathspell on her mom. Suddenly the storm breaks as Hilda’s war of love and spells collides with the start of World War Two.