Across the Fields is about a mildly intellectually disabled woman, Pia, 60, living in semi-isolation in rural Denmark. Trying to come to terms with the loss of her mother awakens in her an increased need to have and understand romantic love, something that has always been absent from her life but that she has always secretly desired.
Follows the epic Biblical story of the Resurrection, as told through the eyes of a non-believer. Clavius, a powerful Roman Military Tribune, and his aide Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.
After her outlaw husband returns home shot with eight bullets and barely alive, Jane reluctantly reaches out to an ex-lover who she hasn't seen in over ten years to help her defend her farm when the time comes that her husband's gang eventually tracks him down to finish the job.