Coraline’s discovery of a parallel apartment, through a secret portal, brings excitement into her otherwise dull life. Her Other Mother pays more attention to her, makes delectable meals and proposed that she stay with them forever. Coraline realized that her other parents are much more demented than they appear. With buttons for eyes, they eventually would like Coraline to follow suit – replacing her eyes with shiny black buttons, as well. Ultimately – Coraline must find a way to escape this alternate universe, saving her real parents in the process.