The time is during Nazi rule in Germany. After Kristallnacht Carl Avroch, who is a German Jew, and his younger brother join the Nazi ranks under fake passports. They make this dangerous decision to fight the Nazis from within.
A big city journalist comes to a farm town to write about the famous mystery, "The Sunglass Man". But when she starts writing her story, she realizes that the man is a bigger mystery than she ever imagined.