World War 2, in the early stages of Operation Barbarossa, the Third Reich created a special force called "Brandenburger". The mission of this particular unit is to size river bridges behind the soviet lines, before the retreating Soviet Army can destroy them. However, a Russian armored train in their sector remains to keep a thorn in their side. When the whole Russian front line seems to collapse in the eve of the fascist juggernaut, this Armored Train must be eliminated at all costs.
When secretive new neighbors move in next door, suburbanite Ray Peterson and his friends let their paranoia get the best of them as they start to suspect the newcomers of evildoings and commence an investigation.
At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.