• Defiance (2008) Rating & Reviews

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  • That butting of heads, as performed by actors as strong and soulful as Craig and Schreiber, lends Defiance an emotional charge, even as the film itself struggles dramatically to find its way out of those woods. show more

  • It's an inspiring story, if one that doesn't need quite as much poetic inspiration as Ed Zwick's movie insists on giving it, with dialogue that's too often ornate and parable-inflected. show more

  • Here, Jews are not victims of genocide, but victors in the organized resistance against it. show more

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