Defiance

Defiance

Daniel Craig
Director: Edward Zwick Cast: Daniel Craig
Daniel Craig
, Liev Schreiber
Liev Schreiber
, Jamie Bell
Jamie Bell
Edward Zwick

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Overview

Inspired by a true story, director Edward Zwick's epic World War II drama Defiance tells the tale of three Jewish Eastern European brothers (Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, and Jamie Bell) who narrowly escape certain death at the hands of the Nazis, subsequently vowing to avenge the deaths of their loves ones by launching a desperate battle against the forces that seek to exterminate their entire race. The year is 1941, and the setting is Nazi-occupied Belarus. The Final Solution is in full effect, and the Jews of Eastern Europe are being slaughtered wholesale. Tuvia (Craig), Zus (Schreiber), and Asael (Bell) have miraculously managed to escape into the dense surrounding forest. Having played in these woods since childhood, the brothers have a distinct advantage over their adversaries, and soon decide that simply surviving is not enough. In order to make a difference, they must take action, but in order to take action they will need support. As whispers of their bravery take wind, others like them appear determined to lay their lives on the line for the cause of freedom. Tuvia has become the de facto leader of the group, but he's still somewhat reluctant to take on such a heavy responsibility and his brother Zus expresses concern that his idealistic plan will ultimately bring about the group's downfall. With winter setting in, everyone works to create a functioning community that will help them endure the frigid months that lie ahead, and Asael reluctantly finds himself caught in the crossfire of his older siblings' rivalry. Is it possible to keep faith alive in a time when the world seems devoid of humanity and survival becomes a way of life?

Product Details

Release Date: 09/12/2017
UPC: 0032429280855
Original Release: 2008
Rating: R
Source: Paramount
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 2:16:00
Sales rank: 2,281

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Daniel Craig Tuvia Bielski
Liev Schreiber Zus Bielski
Jamie Bell Asael Bielski
Alexa Davalos Lilka Ticktin
Alan Corduner Shimon Haretz
Mark Feuerstein Isaac Malbin
Tomas Arana Ben Zion Gulkowitz
Jodhi May Tamara Skidelsky
Kate Fahy Riva Reich
Iddo Goldberg Yitzhak Shulman
Iben Hjejle Bella
Martin Hancock Peretz Shorshaty
Ravil Isyanov Viktor Panchenko
Jacek Koman Konstanty "Koscik" Kozlowski
George MacKay Aron Bielski
Jody O'neill Lazar
Sam Spruell Arkady Lubczanski
Mia Wasikowska Chaya Dziencielsky
Mark Margolis Jewish Elder
Markus von Lingen German SS Scout
Rolandas Boravskis Gramov

Technical Credits
Edward Zwick Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Robert Alazraki Cinematographer
Jenny Beavan Costumes/Costume Designer
Pieter Jan Brugge Producer
Clay Frohman Screenwriter
Marshall Herskovitz Executive Producer
James Newton Howard Score Composer
Alisa Katz Producer
Gilbert "Berto" Lecluyse Cinematographer
Troy Putney Producer
Steven Rosenblum Editor
Eduardo Serra Cinematographer
Gail Stevens Casting
Roland Tec Producer
Victoria Thomas Casting
Dan Weil Production Designer

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