约翰被控残忍地谋杀了亲妹妹和父亲，暂时关押在高度戒备的精神病院中。 为了揭露父亲的暴行以证明自己的清白，他将最后的希望寄托在母亲的证言上。 为此他不惜越狱去寻找母亲。 很快警察对他展开了全国范围的搜索。 绝望之中他绑架了13岁的女孩作为人质，期间两人产生了微妙的友谊。 人们开始与时间赛跑，可怖的真相也在一点一点揭开。
Convicted of the brutal murder of his father and sister, Johan is sentenced indefinitely to a high-security mental institution. Protesting self-defense against an abusive father, he believes that his mother is his last chance of freedom. She knows what really happened and can make a statement. Helpless in the prison, he manages to escape, and soon, a massive nationwide police search is on his tail. Desperate to keep the police at bay, Johan takes a 13-year-old runaway girl hostage. Both fugitives, the two strike an uneasy friendship. But there is more to Johan than meets the eye, and it’s a race against time to stop the worst from happening.