Gustav Andersen had helped save over 7,500 Jews from Nazi-occupied Denmark but, over six decades later, an enemy falsely accuses him of war crimes. Gustav's daughter, Anna, is not in good health and her children are reeling from their own personal problems. Elsa, Gustav's granddaughter, is an associate art history professor at Harvard and is in charge of a painting suspected to have been looted by the Nazis during World War II. Erik, Gustav's grandson, is a disillusioned and bitter character with bizarre thoughts and conspiracy theories. While Gustav must face a formal war crimes inquiry in Copenhagen, his daughter and grandchildren join to support him. They all have to work together to help him prove his innocence. During this time, the horrors of what really happened, as well as a present deadly threat, are revealed. But through this, Gustav realizes that although the events were unfortunate and painful, he has nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, he accepts his role in the events as ..