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  • Defiance (I) (2008)
  • R
    137 min | Action, Drama, History
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.
Director
Edward Zwick (directed by)
Writers
Clayton Frohman (screenplay) | Edward Zwick (screenplay) | Nechama Tec (book "Defiance: the Bielski Partisans")
Producers
Pieter Jan Brugge (produced by) | Edward Zwick (produced by)
Composer
Cinematographer
Casting Directors
Gail Stevens (casting by) | Victoria Thomas (casting by)
Production Designer
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Release date
Jan 16, 2009 (United States)

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75 cast members
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Daniel Craig
Tuvia Bielski Tuvia Bielski   See fewer
Liev Schreiber
Zus Bielski Zus Bielski   See fewer
Jamie Bell
Asael Bielski Asael Bielski   See fewer
Alexa Davalos
Lilka Ticktin Lilka Ticktin   See fewer
Allan Corduner
Shimon Haretz Shimon Haretz   See fewer
Mark Feuerstein
Isaac Malbin Isaac Malbin   See fewer
Tomas Arana
Ben Zion Gulkowitz Ben Zion Gulkowitz   See fewer
Jodhi May
Tamara Skidelsky Tamara Skidelsky   See fewer
Kate Fahy
Riva Reich Riva Reich   See fewer
Iddo Goldberg
Yitzhak Shulman Yitzhak Shulman   See fewer
Martin Hancock
Peretz Shorshaty Peretz Shorshaty   See fewer
Ravil Isyanov
Viktor Panchenko Viktor Panchenko   See fewer
Jacek Koman
Konstanty 'Koscik' Kozlowski Konstanty 'Koscik' Kozlowski   See fewer
George MacKay
Aron Bielski Aron Bielski   See fewer
Sam Spruell
Arkady Lubczanski Arkady Lubczanski   See fewer
Mia Wasikowska
Chaya Dziencielsky Chaya Dziencielsky   See fewer
Mark Margolis
Jewish Elder Jewish Elder   See fewer
Markus von Lingen
German SS Scout German SS Scout   See fewer
Algirdas Dainavicius
Motl Lubczanski Motl Lubczanski   See fewer
Aurelija Prashuntaite
Rachel (as Aurelija Prasmuntaite) Rachel (as Aurelija Prasmuntaite)   See fewer
Vidas Petkevicius
Avram Rubinski Avram Rubinski   See fewer
Ina Frismanaite
Avram's Daughter Avram's Daughter   See fewer
Kristina Bertasiute
Dark Haired Beauty Dark Haired Beauty   See fewer
Kristina Skokova
Red Haired Woman Red Haired Woman   See fewer
Remigijus Bilinskas
Pinchas Zuckerman Pinchas Zuckerman   See fewer
Rimgaudas Karvelis
Oppenheim Oppenheim   See fewer
Janina Matekonyte
Well-Dressed Woman Well-Dressed Woman   See fewer
Leonas Ciunis
Accountant Accountant   See fewer
Aleksandr Zila
Chaya's Father Chaya's Father   See fewer
Iveta Nadzeikiene
Chaya's Mother Chaya's Mother   See fewer
Clayton Frohman
Isadore Skidelsky Isadore Skidelsky   See fewer
Marc Levy
Yechael Efrati Yechael Efrati   See fewer
Zoe Rosenblum
Sarah Oppenheim Sarah Oppenheim   See fewer
Sakalas Uzdavinys
Lova Volkin Lova Volkin   See fewer
Saulius Janavicius
Israel Kotler Israel Kotler   See fewer
Leonid Kotik
Krensky (as Leonidas Kotikas) Krensky (as Leonidas Kotikas)   See fewer
Matas Cancingeris
Little Boy Little Boy   See fewer
Diana Aneviciute
Koscik's Wife (as Diana Aneviciute-Valiusaitiene) Koscik's Wife (as Diana Aneviciute-Valiusaitiene)   See fewer
Sigitas Rackys
Belarussian Police Captain Belarussian Police Captain   See fewer
Vaidas Kublinskas
Police Captain's Son #1 (as Vaidas Kublinkas) Police Captain's Son #1 (as Vaidas Kublinkas)   See fewer
Valentin Novopolskij
Police Captain's Son #2 Police Captain's Son #2   See fewer
Dalia Micheleviciute
Police Captain's Wife Police Captain's Wife   See fewer
Ervinas Peteraitis
Kissely the Milkman (as Ervinas Martynas Peteraitis) Kissely the Milkman (as Ervinas Martynas Peteraitis)   See fewer
Dmitrijus Denisiukas
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
Antanas Surna
Orthodox Rabbi Orthodox Rabbi   See fewer
Dalius Mertinas
Belarussian Police Officer #1 Belarussian Police Officer #1   See fewer
Vaidotas Martinaitis
Belarussian Police Officer #2 Belarussian Police Officer #2   See fewer
Aldona Bendoriute
Jewish Mother Separated From Child #1 Jewish Mother Separated From Child #1   See fewer
Darius Gumauskas
Jewish Father Being Beaten #1 Jewish Father Being Beaten #1   See fewer
Irmantas Bacelis
Jewish Father Being Beaten #2 Jewish Father Being Beaten #2   See fewer
Edita Uzaite
Jewish Mother Separated From Child #2 Jewish Mother Separated From Child #2   See fewer
Jordan Bielsky
Villager Getting Shot Villager Getting Shot   See fewer
Gediminas Girdvainis
Screaming Man Screaming Man   See fewer
Stanislav Adamickij
German Captain German Captain   See fewer
Klemens Becker
SS Captain SS Captain   See fewer
Jonas Tamulevigius
German Courier (as Jonas Tamulevicius) German Courier (as Jonas Tamulevicius)   See fewer
Jaroslav Psenicka
German Officer in Car German Officer in Car   See fewer
Jolanta Dapkunaite
Woman in Car Woman in Car   See fewer
Miroslav Lhotka
German Officer German Officer   See fewer
Giacomo Strasser
German Private German Private   See fewer
Mac Steinmeier
German Sergeant German Sergeant   See fewer
Dmitri Zisl Slepovitch
Musician (as Dmitrti Slepovitch) Musician (as Dmitrti Slepovitch)   See fewer
Arkadij Gotesman
Musician Musician   See fewer
Borisas Kirzeneris
Musician Musician   See fewer
Adolf Hitler
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Zitto Kazann
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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