Photographer Philippe Halsman became one of the most sought-after celebrity portrait artists of his generation, creating memorable images of famous personalities often jumping in midair for LIFE magazine. Before coming to the U.S., however, Halsman suffered a terrible fate. Set in 1928 Austria JUMP brings us the true story of the first trial of a Jew by the Nazi government. Philippe Halsman and his bullying father Morduch, share a troubled relationship, which turns increasingly sour as the two embark upon a hiking tour in Austria. When Morduch is found murdered. Philippe is charged and convicted of the crime. Is the assumption of guilt based on strong evidence, or on the Halsman family's Jewish faith?