"Based on an absurd but true story"
Stockholm, 1973. Lars Nystrom robs a bank and takes some people hostage to get his friend out of prison. However, the negotiations stall and hours quickly turn into days, in which Lars also shows his caring side. This creates a bizarre bond between hostage taker and hostages, especially Bianca, a mother of two. Gradually, the hostages begin to sympathize with their captors. It even goes so far as to want to protect them and turn them against the police.