By Frode Højer Pedersen
UN human rights lawyer Morten Topsøe is sent to Cambodia to catch war criminals. He falls in love with a woman who, at the age of 15, was an executioner during the former Khmer Rouge reign of terror. Ultimately, Topsøe finds himself torn between the fight for justice and the protection of his loved one. Should he denounce her and let her be held accountable for the crimes of her youth? THE EXECUTIONER is a drama about two people's turmoil passion and pain. He is a saviour, who is blinded. She is an executioner, who has seen too much.