A child commits or is involved in a serious crime and is sent to jail. After more than 10 years in jail he is released, and he tries to create a new life for himself. But there are those who will not leave him alone - and tainted as the epitome of evil in the newspapers, the resurrection is rather difficult.
Deep down, it asks a simple question - when someone serves their punishment, do they not deserve a chance to live a normal life? After all, is prison not meant to be about rehabiliation?
This is a very powerful movie, but I wonder if any of us would really reconsider rehabilitated prisoners as our friends, colleagues or lovers. And there in lies the problem I suppose.