As World War II approaches, Kare Hoffmann, a cinematography student, feels its effects immediately. When his father is arrested after speaking out against the Nazi regime, Kare escapes Germany and seeks sanctuary among family. He lands in Great Britain only to discover that his Jewish mother, left behind in Germany, was sent to a concentration camp. He embarks on a career in film, only to be selected for a mission by a British intelligence agency.
Upon completing his spy training, Kare obtains a position at UFA Film Studios in Germany, where he sends secret reports of German propaganda to Britain. Meanwhile, he falls in love with Monika, a beautiful Aryan woman. But disaster strikes when Kare’s Jewish background is revealed to the Gestapo; he is sent to multiple concentration camps, where his loyalty to his family, Monika, and his country is tested. Can he fulfill his mission for Britain, save his parents, repair his relationship with Monika, as well as survive the Gestapo brutality?