Skip to comments.Defiance 2008 Full Movie HD
Posted on 04/21/2020 1:43:39 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
The whole movie. For real.
(Excerpt) Read more at youtube.com ...
Can’t watch it during this awful time. Lived through WWII myself and do not enjoy being reminded of it.
I had recommended a movie recently, my all time favorite “The Best Years of Our Lives” to a thread on FR, and someone commented in a somewhat angry way that it was a stupid time, and he didn’t want to be reminded of the death and waste...and he thought I was going to flame him.
I wouldn’t have done anything of the sort. I understand his (and your) point of view on it.
I think often of the darkness, of the uncertainty in the first six months of the war (when winning didn’t seem like a foregone conclusion as it does to many people today) that must have hung over everyone’s head, of the men going off with their loved ones wondering if they would ever see them again...the heartbreak of a telegram and the destruction of not just the lives of the men who died, but the families...
No. I understand your point of view all too well.
As someone who didn’t live through it, I view WWII as the pivotal point of my entire life. Nearly everything I have done and become in life is, in my mind, a result of dynamics that were formed in that terrible time. So I definitely see it differently. I didn’t have to live it.
Video quality is OK but the sound is awful.
The Best Years of Our Lives ... Let me commend you on your taste in movies, FRiend.
**Cant watch it during this awful time. Lived through WWII myself and do not enjoy being reminded of it.**
My mother and my aunt (twins) were 15 and at home when the soldiers delivered the MIA letter from the War dept. in regard to their only other sibling. It was confirmed weeks later that he perished in his B-24 on 21 July, 1944. (he was still in it when it crashed into a lake in Germany).
Mom died Feb 2019, a month before turning 90. Her twin is 91 and in hospice now. They both had many fond memories of their big brother. (I have his high school letter sweater, and photos of the twins posing with him while he was in uniform).
I think that was a deliberate affect. The version I saw on the hospital TV was HD with perfect sound and in sequence, without all the jumping around in the chronology like this version. But it has its appeal in this form, too. Reminds me of the movie version of Catch 22, with constant flashbacks in and around key events.
A must see, for the overcomers.
It is gone with the poster who posted it.
Thanks very much-
Just watched it again last week, and enjoyed it just as much. It is easy to see why that won best picture in 1946!
I kind of make it my mission to tell people about it who might never see it today...
I am 80+ and spent a few years under Japanese occupation in the Far East. Nothing romantic or pleasant to report. I remember my tearful mother holding me as we stood in front of a watercooled machinegun. Obviously no one pulled the trigger. Don’t know why nothing happened and I don’t know if I should be happy. Only hope that we get this country churning again soon.Virus feels as bad as the war.
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