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Zenon
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Post Posted: Thu Jan 08, 2009 6:32 am      Post subject: Defiance-Film about 1200 Polish Jews and Poles saved in WWII
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Defiance, movie directed by Edward Zwick (Blood Diamond, The Last Samurai), which will appear in theaters on Jan 16, has already aroused a lot of controversy in Poland. The plot of film is based on a true story. According to some historians the main character Tewje Bielski (featured by Daniel Craig) was not only a hero who saved about 1200 people in woods, but also murderer of civilians..

Nevertheless, I am sure it is worth watching, at least for the for the fact that there is a chance even better to imagine how the life in eastern Poland in those horrible war times might looked like...

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violin75



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Post Posted: Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:16 pm      Post subject:
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I watched this movie and then I purchased the DVD. In my opinion, it was a fabulous movie. At times, it was sad but it was powerful. The Bielski brothers are heroic for saving so many lives at a time when death was on everyone's doorstep!

Did you see it and if you did, what was your opinion? Arrow
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