DEFIANCE (Theatrical Release USA 2008)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.1|5.0 Starsìììì

 one of the best World War II movies, presents actors, Daniel Craig and Liev Schreiber at the top of their game. In this Jewish fight-for-freedom story, Director Edward Zwick places himself in the lineup of Best Directors for 2009. A 'must see film' for war movie fans.

Film Poter Courtesy of Wikipedia


Four Jewish brothers, Tuvia Bielski (Daniel Craig), Zus Bielski (Liev Schreiber), Asael Bielski (Jamie Bell), and Aron Bielski (George MacKay), escape German task forces into the Naliboki Forest. Gradually a whole community gathers around them.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Edward Zwick for directing efforts. Thank you to Executive Producer Marshall Herskovitz for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Lilka Ticktin (Alexa Davalos), Shimon Haretz (Allan Corduner), Isaac Malbin (Mark Feuerstein), Ben Zion Gulkowitz (Tomas Arana), Tamara Skidelsky (Jodhi May), and Riva Reich (Kate Fahy).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. The movie is excellent from beginning to end.

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