world war ii,
Description: 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.