Defiance (2008)

Freedom begins with an act of defiance

  • Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
  • Release Date: 2008-12-31
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 1450 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 17min
  • Language: Deutsch
  • Production Company: Paramount Vantage
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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Based on a true story, during World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the Soviet partisans to combat the Nazis. The brothers begin the rescue of roughly 1,200 Jews still trapped in the ghettos of Poland.

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    Art Dan Weil Production Design
    Production Victoria Thomas Casting
    Production Pieter Jan Brugge Producer
    Production Pieter Jan Brugge Unit Production Manager
    Sound James Newton Howard Original Music Composer
    Production Gail Stevens Casting
    Editing Steven Rosenblum Editor
    Directing Edward Zwick Director
    Production Edward Zwick Producer
    Writing Edward Zwick Writer
    Sound Tony Lamberti Additional Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Visual Effects William Mesa Visual Effects Supervisor
    Camera Eduardo Serra Director of Photography
    Sound Lon Bender Sound Designer
    Costume & Make-Up Jenny Beavan Costume Design
    Art Véronique Melery Set Decoration
    Camera Berto Second Unit Director of Photography
    Visual Effects Catherine Sudolcan Visual Effects Producer
    Writing Clayton Frohman Writer
    Sound Nerses Gezalyan Foley Mixer
    Sound James Moriana Foley Artist
    Sound Jeffrey Wilhoit Foley Artist
    Art Daran Fulham Supervising Art Director
    Production Kelly Valentine Hendry Casting Associate
    Crew Lincoln Kupchak Visual Effects Editor
    Production Yesi Ramirez Casting Associate
    Costume & Make-Up Mark Ferguson Costume Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Trefor Proud Hair Designer
    Camera Klemens Becker Camera Operator
    Costume & Make-Up Lizzie Lawson Key Hair Stylist
    Sound Andy Nelson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Art Yann Biquand Art Direction
    Costume & Make-Up Felicity Wright Makeup Artist
    Art Jana Chovancova Art Department Coordinator
    Art Gregoire Daure Property Master
    Crew Raimondas Dičius Prop Maker
    Art Renuaras Krivelis Construction Foreman
    Sound Carl Fischer Boom Operator
    Sound Diane Marshall Foley Artist
    Sound Nancy Nugent Dialogue Editor
    Sound Nancy Nugent ADR Editor
    Sound Jon Title Sound Designer
    Sound Frederick H. Stahly Dialogue Editor
    Sound Frederick H. Stahly ADR Editor
    Crew Steve Griffin Stunt Coordinator
    Production Tony Luckwill Casting Associate
    Costume & Make-Up David Otzen Set Costumer
    Costume & Make-Up Renata Petuchovaitė Set Costumer
    Sound David Olson Music Editor
    Crew Irmantas Kavoliunas Transportation Coordinator
    Crew Michail Purenok Transportation Captain
    Production Roma Gailiuviene Location Manager
    Crew David Lindsay Security
    Directing Jayne-Ann Tenggren Script Supervisor
    Crew Boris Wolfson Translator
    Production Annija Tetere Location Manager
    Sound Michael Hertlein Dialogue Editor
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    Editing Matthew Schmidt First Assistant Editor
    Production Eddie Rubin Production Assistant
    Visual Effects Emily Wallin Visual Effects Producer
    Sound Randy Kelley Foley Editor
    Sound Anna Behlmer Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Crew Alisa Buckley Unit Publicist
    Sound Laura Harris Atkinson Dialogue Editor
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    Sound Kerry Dean Williams ADR Supervisor
    Camera Mike Proudfoot Camera Operator
    Editing Beth Dewey Digital Intermediate
    Sound James Bolt Additional Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Costume & Make-Up Kristie Matthiae Hairstylist
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