Defiance (DVD)

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Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, c2009.
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1 videodisc (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. 
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Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, c2009.


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; "Defiance: return to the forest" the making of Defiance; "Children of the Otriad" the families speak; "Bielski Partisan 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.
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.
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.
Target Audience
R 17 MPAA rating: R, for violence and language.
System Details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen(1.85:1) aspect ratio; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (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., Howard, J. N., Bell, J., & Tec, N. (2009). Defiance (DVD) (Widescreen.). Paramount Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Edward. Zwick et al.. 2009. Defiance (DVD). Paramount Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Edward. Zwick et al.. Defiance (DVD) Paramount Home Entertainment, 2009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Zwick, Edward., et al. Defiance (DVD) Widescreen., Paramount Home Entertainment, 2009.

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