Facing mounting odds, a small but determined band of American soldiers venture into dangerous enemy territory on a mission to stop an advancing German unit from breaking through the Allied line.
The Moliere players are in their dressing room getting ready to go on set. One actor mentions to another that his face reminds him of an opportunist turncoat he once knew when he was in the Resistance in France. He relates the adventure that he had in the Resistance – running an illegal radio station and dodging the Nazis.
A young Scottish RAF gunner is debriefed by French officials about his escape from NAZI occupied territory and they are particularly interested in one person who may or may not have been a German agent.
Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War’s first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.
Director Quentin Tarantino tasked Eli Roth to craft a mini-movie called Stolz der Nation (Nation’s Pride) that will be included in the theatrical cut of Inglourious Basterds. To help promote Inglourious Basterds via the film-within-a-film, Roth has slapped together a trailer for Nation’s Pride blending black and white photography with modern multi-layered camera effects.