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About the Movie
Daniel Craig (James Bond: Quantum of Solace) stars as Tuvia Bielski, an ordinary citizen turned hero, in this action-packed epic of family, honor, vengeance and salvation. Defiance is a riveting adventure that showcases the extraordinary true story of the Bielski brothers, simple farmers –outnumbered and outgunned- who turned a group of war refugees into powerful freedom fighters. Tuvia, along with his unyielding brother, Zus (Liev Schreiber, X-Men Origins: Wolverine), motivate hundreds of civilians to join their ranks against the Nazi regime. Their "Inspirational story" is a true testament to the human spirit.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 179
- Fresh: 101
- Rotten: 78
- Average Rating: 5.9/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Rotten: It's difficult, perhaps impossible, to make a gripping 137-minute epic about people standing around under the trees.
Rotten: Zwick, intent on correcting the perception of Jews as passive victims, lets the action set pieces overwhelm the more intimate scenes, several of which are already diminished by stilted dialogue.
Fresh: It is, all in all, a film as square-shouldered as its leads -- tough-minded, forcibly acted and conventionally spun by Zwick and co-writer Clayton Frohman.
Fresh: Schreiber and Craig make a well-matched pair of bulls. Schreiber's volatility is a nice foil to the taciturn intelligence that makes Craig such a great Bond.
not enough publicity
I went and saw this movie and I came out of the theatre amazed! It is a true story that has so much action and emotion in this movie it deserved an oscar nomination. I strongly recomoend for everyone. Go see it, it will amaze you.
I wish people would a) review the movie itself, and b) see the movie before writing a review about it. That being said, this movie was wonderful. I absolutely loved it. It's a perfect blend of everything you want to see. I highly recommend it. Great performances by everyone.
One of the Best Movies of the Year!
This movie is one of the best movies I have ever seen. This was one of the best performances I have seen from Daniel Craig. The story is outstanding. An all around amazing movie!
- Genre: Action & Adventure
- Released: 2008
- © 2008 by DEFIANCE PRODUCTIONS, LLC. All Rights Reserved.