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    Unique ID Code: 0000031967
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    Added on: 15/3/2002 17:09
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    Defiant Ones, The (UK)

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    One of the great ones!
    Certificate: U
    Running Time: 92 mins
    Retail Price: £15.99
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    Nominated for nine Academy Awards including best picture, `The Defiant Ones` broke new ground by delivering its message of racial tolerance through a fast-moving blend of action and suspense. It remains a raw, powerful film that is as exciting as it is moving, real and literate.
    Joker Jackson (Tony Curtis) and Noah Cullen (Sidney Poitier) are two convicts on the run. Escaping from a Southern work gang, the two men are bound together by an unbreakable iron chain and separated by an unbridled hatred towards each other. Relentlessly pursued by a posse and bloodhounds, they put aside their differences to survive. But when a lonely woman (Cara Williams) breaks their chain and deliberately sends Cullen to certain death, Jackson must decide what`s more important: saving Cullen... or saving himself.

    Special Features:
    Original Theatrical Trailer

    Video Tracks:
    Standard 1.33:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital Mono English
    Dolby Digital Mono Spanish
    Dolby Digital Mono German
    Dolby Digital Mono French

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    Directed By:
    Stanley Kramer

    Written By:

    Lon Chaney Jr.
    Charles McGraw
    Theodore Bikel
    Sidney Poitier
    Tony Curtis

    Soundtrack By:
    Ernest Gold

    Director of Photography:
    Sam Leavitt

    Frederic Knudtson

    Costume Designer:
    Joe King

    Production Designer:
    Rudolph Sternad

    Stanley Kramer

    Metro Goldwyn Mayer

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