Come Before Winter tracks two longtime foes of Adolf Hitler: iconic German pastor and theologian, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and virtuoso propagandist Sefton Delmer. The former, presumed to have played a role in the plot to assassinate Hitler, is being hauled by the Gestapo between prisons and concentration camps. For the latter, the first taste of success forces uncomfortable realities. Both yearn impatiently for an allied victory and grapple with the question, "Are we still of any use?"
From the Baltic Island of Rugen to the rolling hills of Bavaria, this docudrama weaves together dramatic scenes and interviews with leading scholars to tell a story of ethics pushed to the limit. Along the way, we run into the creator of the James Bond novels, a group of traitorous Germans, a doctor of ill repute, and an imprisoned cabaret singer, to name a few. What exactly is pastor Bonhoeffer doing with this improbable collection of characters? What effect did the "fake news" radio station have on the war? These questions and more are explored as the curtain is lifted on cruel ironies of World War 2 in Europe. In a world swirling with fake news comes a tale of unusual devotion and high fidelity.