Set between the two World Wars and based on true historical events, Bitter Harvest conveys the untold story of the Holodomor, the genocidal famine engineered by the tyrant Joseph Stalin. The film displays a powerful tale of love, honour, rebellion and survival at a time when Ukraine was forced to adjust to the horrifying territorial ambitions of the burgeoning Soviet Union.
A railroad worker in China in 1941 leads a team of freedom fighters against the Japanese in order to get food for the poor.
In 1942, French-Canadian spy Max falls in love and marries French agent Marianne after a mission in Casablanca. Max is notified that Marianne is likely a Nazi spy and begins to investigate her.