Director Aleksandr Buravsky revisits the Nazi siege of Leningrad through the eyes of a British journalist being targeted by the KGB in this sweeping historical drama. The year is 1941. As Hitler's forces take hold of Leningrad, UK war correspondent Kate Davis (Mira Sorvino) finds herself trapped in the city, and desperate to reunite with her lover Philip Parker (Gabriel Byrne), a U.S. journalist. As death shadows her every move, Kate befriends local militia woman Nina Tsvetkova and a pair of Russian children. Only with their help can Kate hope to make it out of this nightmare scenario alive.