This World War II epic is based on the true story of a foreign journalist trapped in Leningrad when the Nazis invade. Alone in the city she joins forces with a young police officer to fight for the survival of those trapped in the besieged city.
Gabriel Byrne,Armin Mueller-Stahl,Mira Sorvino
Winter, 1941. World War II rages on as Nazi troops invade the Soviet Union and quickly besiege Leningrad. Though foreign journalists are evacuated, Kate Davies (Mira Sorvino) is accidentally left behind, alone in this famished city until she is befriended by Nina Tsvetkova, a Leningrad militia woman, and two Russian children. Together they fight for survival, surrounded by death, starvation and the bullets of war.