Stephen Dillane plays Jakob Beer, a man whose life is haunted by his childhood experiences during WWII. As a child in Poland he is orphaned during wartime then saved by a compassionate Greek archaeologist. Years later, having moved to Canada, the grown up Jakob has become a writer struggling to articulate his childhood horrors, haunted by the mystery of his sister's fate. But after his troubled emotions lead to the break-up of his marriage to the free-spirited Alex, played by Rosamund Pike, Jakob must exorcise the ghosts of his past if he is to close a traumatic chapter of his life and find beauty in the present. Based on the beloved best-selling novel by award winning writer Anne Michaels, Fugitive Pieces is a touching testimony to the power of remembrance and redemption.