Defiance
(DVD)

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Hollywood, California :
ISBN
1415747598, 9781415747599
Rating
MPAA rating: R, for violence and language.
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Format
DVD
Edition
Widescreen.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (136 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
097363527244, 097363527268, 032429280855

Notes

General Note
Based on the book "Defiance: the Bielski Partisans" by Nechama Tec.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
General Note
Special features: Commentary by director Edward Zwick; "Return to the forest : the making of Defiance"; "Children of the Otriad : the families speak"; "Bielski Partisan survivors" (photo montage of the living survivors).
Creation/Production Credits
Production designer, Dan Weil ; editor, Steven Rosenblum ; costume designer, Jenny Beavan ; music by James Newton Howard ; violin solos performed by Joshua Bell ; co-producers, Clayton Frohman, Roland Tec.
Participants/Performers
Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Jamie Bell, Alexa Davalos, Allan Corduner, Mark Feuerstein, Tomas Arana, Jodhi May, Kate Fahy, Iddo Goldberg, Iben Hjejle, Martin Hancock, Ravil Isyanov, Jacek Koman, George MacKay, Jonjo O'Neill, Sam Spruell, Mia Wasikowska.
Description
The deep forests of Poland and Belarus are the domain of the occupying Germans during World War II. The three Bielski brothers go into the forests to undertake the impossible task of foraging for food, weapons and survival, not just for themselves but for a large mass of Polish Jews fleeing from the German war machine. The brothers, living with the fear of discovery, must contend with neighboring Soviet partisans and deciding whom to trust. They take on the responsibility of guardians and motivate hundreds of women, men, children and elderly to join their fight against the Nazi regime while hiding in makeshift homes in the dark, cold, unforgiving forest. At the same time, the brothers turn a band of war defectors into powerful freedom fighters. Based on true events.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R, for violence and language.
System Details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) aspect ratio; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language
In English, German, and Russian; dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
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DVD

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APA Citation (style guide)

Zwick, E., Herskovitz, M., Brugge, P. J., Serra, E., Frohman, C., Craig, D., Schreiber, L., Bell, J., Davalos, A., Corduner, A., Feuerstein, M., Arana, T., May, J., Fahy, K., Goldberg, I., Hjejle, I., Hancock, M., Isyanov, R., Koman, J., MacKay, G., O'Neill, J., Spruell, S., Wasikowska, M., Rosenblum, S., Howard, J. N., Bell, J., & Tec, N. Defiance. Widescreen. Hollywood, California.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Edward, Zwick et al.. Defiance. Hollywood, California.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Edward, Zwick et al., Defiance. Hollywood, California.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Zwick, Edward,, et al. Defiance. Widescreen. Hollywood, California, DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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