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Defiance (I) (2008)

R
137 min | Action, Drama, History

Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters, and endeavor to build a village, in order to protect themselves and about one thousand Jewish non-combatants.
Writers
Clayton Frohman (screenplay) | Edward Zwick (screenplay) | Nechama Tec (book "Defiance: the Bielski Partisans")
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$ 32,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 123,513
Gross (USA)
$ 28,644,813
Gross (World)
$ 51,155,219
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Release date
Jan 16, 2009 (United States)

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