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January 2008
First Look: DEFIANCE


Release Date: Fall 2008
Distributor: Paramount Vantage
Director: Ed Zwick
Screenwriter: Ed Zwick, Clay Frohman
Cast: Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Jamie Bell, Alexa Davalos, Tomas Arana, Mark Feuerstein

Website: http://www.defiancemovie.com/

Synopsis: The film revolves around Jewish brothers (Craig, Schreiber and Bell) living in Nazi-occupied Poland who escape into the Belarussian forest where they join Russian resistance fighters in battling the Nazis. Throughout the war, they build a village inside the forest and save the lives of more than 1,200 Jews. Zwick's screenplay is based on Nechama Tec's book "Defiance: The Bielski Partisans."


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