The war is WWII. The woman is Helene Moszkiewicz (Martha Plimpton), a 19-year-old Jewish girl in Nazi-occupied Brussels, who infiltrates the Gestapo. Based on Moszkiewicz's book, Inside the Gestapo
, A WOMAN AT WAR is an absorbing, true account of heroism and sacrifice in the tradition of
The daughter of a Jewish shopkeeper, young Moszkiewicz swiftly comes to a sobering maturity when her homeland surrenders to Nazi rule in 1940. Moszkiewicz draws attention to herself by standing up to a Gestapo officer, for which she nearly gets arrested. Franz Boehler (Eric Stoltz), a Nazi
collaborator and profiteer who is also a leader in the Resistanc...