1945: In the shattered city of Amsterdam, an obscure art dealer named Han van Meegeren is arrested and charged with treason for selling a Vermeer painting to the Nazis. But the investigation takes a bizarre turn when van Meegeren claims the Vermeer in question is his own forgery. The authorities challenge him to prove his ridiculous claim or face the gallows. Now, the master forger must create his greatest fake -- or lose his life. The true story of the world's greatest art forger, Han van Meegeren.