Troubled Water

Jan Thomas’ last day in prison begins with a dunking in boiling-hot water and a beating by his fellow inmates. But he can consider himself lucky that his send-off wasn’t worse, since he’s been tagged as a child murderer - even though he has always claimed his innocence. Now he’s out and has a second chance to do something with his life. A gifted organist, he gets a job in an Oslo church, where his talent and gentle manner quickly earn him the respect of his superiors. He also soon wins the heart of Anna, the pastor, and her little boy, Jens. He decides not to tell her about his past. But then his past catches up with him: Agnes, a teacher, comes to the church on a school visit. She recognizes the organist Jan Thomas as the young man who was convicted for the murder of her son…