二戰時期，蘇聯女兵柳德米拉•帕夫利琴科，擊斃至少309名德軍，被公認為史上最傳奇的「美女狙擊手」。 少女時代的柳德，已表現出射擊方面的天賦異稟。蘇德戰爭爆發，柳德決然放棄學業，應徵入伍，自執行狙擊任務起，短短兩個半月已殲敵近200人。與此同時，沙場上與她出生入死的兩名指揮官，以及自戰前就傾慕於她的醫生，亦不離不棄地給她關懷，更拯救她於生死邊緣及心路迷失之際。只憾，戰火紛飛的時代，愛情難免飄搖。塞凡堡壯絕一役，柳德自己也幾乎不能全身而退… 戰爭仍處膠著狀態，蘇聯安排柳德訪問美國。她得到總統富蘭克林•羅斯福的接見，成爲下榻白宮的第一位蘇聯公民，而第一夫人伊蓮娜•羅斯福亦成為她的至交、與她互訴心聲。 Lyudmila Pavlichenko, a young Soviet sniper nicknamed ‘Lady Death’. Regarded as the best female sniper in history. The German invasion of the USSR shatters the world of a young student, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, forcing her to enlist in the army in 1941. The maiden turns out to be a natural-born sniper, her impressive skill and prowess make her stand out among men and women alike. She fights to defend Odessa and later Sevastopol against the German troops. Seeing Pavlichenko as a tangible threat, the German High Command gives orders to eliminate the girl at whatever cost. In 1942, after she was seriously injured, she is pulled out of combat and sent to the United States for a publicity visit to campaign for American support. Eleanor Roosevelt welcomes Lyudmila in the White House and the two women soon become close. In Chicago, she stands before large crowds, chiding the men to support the second front. Two months later, the Allies open the Second Front. What made Lyudmila Pavlichenko, a beautiful young woman, pick up a rifle and become one of the deadliest snipers of World War II? The film tells the extraordinary story of legendary Soviet sniper Lyudmila Pavlichenko.