December 1944. The German army rampages through the frozen wastes of Belgium's Ardennes Forest. Among the many Allied prisoners taken en route, a small band of American soldiers manages to escape. Without weapons and without food, ravaged by the cold, the men are determined to make it back to their own frontline... but as their perilous journey takes its toll, loyalties become divided and lives hang in the balance. A mesmerising, hallucinatory journey through the hellish landscape of war ravaged Europe, based on real life events 'Saints and Soldiers' tells the story of ordinary men and the mission that made them heroes.