The film based on real events of 1972, recounting the survival of the former prisoner and the main prosecution witness in an action brought by the American authorities Herminie Braustein - Ryan, the former guardian of the camp. Maria goes to New York, where the process goes against Gertrudzie Steiner, guardian of the concentration camp at Majdanek. It is koronnym prosecution witness. Defender accused has on Mary brutal psychological pressure, trying to undermine its competence as a witness. Maria, back in the memories of past years, alone, deprived of any contact, is close to collapse. However, its chains of fear and fighting for disclosure of the truth. Pass sentence - Steiner is deported from the United States. An investigating officer and prosecutor consist renounced as a sign of protest against the methods by which processes are carried out Nazi criminals.