About

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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Directed by

Edward Zwick

Written by

Clayton Frohman (Writer)
Edward Zwick (Writer)
Nechama Tec (Book)

Runtime

137 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Freedom begins with an act of defiance

Cast

Keywords

sibling relationship world war ii forest camp fight survivor partisan jew / jewish brother

Photos

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score James Newton Howard