World War II was a very tumultuous time for many people around the world and especially for certain countries. Max Manus is a young man who has spent the better part of his life living a normal life. However, when the call of duty came knocking at his door he was forced to go fight in some of the harshest conditions on the globe. He was chosen to fight for his country of Finland against the Russians in the freezing temperatures of the Russian mainland. After his deployment Manus returned home to begin working as a spy for his country's military.