When the greatest crime against humanity begins in Przemysl, Poland, on July 26, 1942, a German officer tries to save 22,000 lives, risking his own. To stop the course of history, he has exactly one hour.
Inspired by 1917, Chernobyl and Dunkirk, this history-thriller is a suspenseful story of one hour and told in real time as a one shot. It’s based on a true story and the life oft he German officer Albert Battel, who fought the SS in 1942 to save thousands of people and is one of the three officers of the Wehrmacht, who has earned a place in Yad Vashem. A story about the darkness in our own hearts and what it means to be a righteous man in desperate times.