A Gestapo officer arranges a nine-day furlough for a priest imprisoned in Dachau. If the priest can convince his bishop to capitulate to Nazi occupation, he will be freed.
"An illiterate single mother, Agnieszka Kowalska is a Socialist "heroine of labor" for working long hours as a shipyard welder... until her superiors deny compensation to the widows of 21 workers killed in an industrial disaster. Risking her job, her life, and the love of her son to defy the bureacracy, Agnieszka inspires the largest labor strike in world history... and becomes a national hero." -Container.