A young writer named Espen Arnakke tells the story of his escape from the small Danish town of Jante. Espen boards a ship headed to Newfoundland, but the harsh conditions on board makes him jump ship, and he ends up in the little town of Misery Harbour. There he meets the girl of his dreams. But his passion shifts to jealousy when one of the men from the ship mysteriously appears in town, and sets out to make Espen's life a misery.
- Genre: Drama
- Besetzung: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Stuart Graham, Anneke von der Lippe, Bjørn Floberg, Hywel Bennett, Margot Finley