Trailer Watch: Second Defiance trailer, updated

A second trailer for Last Samurai and Blood Diamond director Ed Zwick’s Defiance, starring Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, and Jamie Bell. The film — which is based on a true story — is about the Bielski partisans, who took refuge in the woods surrounding Navahrudak (part of the Soviet Union at the start of WW2, now part of current-day Belarus) when Germans invaded and started massacring the area’s Jewish population.

Taking on “thousands” of other refugees, according to the film’s trailer, the group struck back against the Germans and survived for roughly three years until the Red Army liberated the city.

The earlier trailer is still online over at Apple. Defiance is out <strike>December 26, 2008</strike> in a limited, “Let’s get us an Oscar” release on December 13, with a wider release planned on January 16, 2009, according to Hollywood Reporter.

Posted on October 15, 2008 at 08:04 by Gordon@MovieMakeout · Permalink
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