Tyven, Tyven ("Hold My Heart") follows the tense relationship between a father and his young daughter. The father, Harald, has divorced Cecilie, his wife, after an ugly breakup which involved accusations of spousal abuse and child molesting. Furious, Harald kidnaps his 7-year-old daughter, Lisa, who he has been forbidden any contact with. Over the course of a few days, the father and daughter grow closer. The police, meanwhile, have organized a manhunt for Harald, and only one policewoman believes he is not a dangerous man.