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Defiance Paramount Vantage presents a Grosvenor Park/Bedford Falls production, an Edward Zwick film ; produced by Edward Zwick, Pieter Jan Brugge ; screenplay by Clayton Frohman & Edward Zwick ; directed by Edward Zwick

Publication | Library Call Number: DVD-0339
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The deep forests of Poland and Belorussia 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.

Uniform Title
Defiance (Motion picture : 2008)
Other Title
Defiance.
Format
Projected medium
Published
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, c2009
Edition
Widescreen
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Record last modified: 2009-07-16 12:06:00
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