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Original title Defiance
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Production country
Production company
Classification Tillåten från 15 år
Swedish release 1981-06-29


Jan-Michael Vincent
Tommy Gamble

Theresa Saldana
Marsha Bernstein

Danny Aiello

Don Blakely
Abbie Jackson

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Production Designer
Film Editor


Jan-Michael Vincent Tommy Gamble
Theresa Saldana Marsha Bernstein
Fernando Lopez "Kid"
Danny Aiello Carmine
Santos Morales Paolo
Don Blakely Abbie Jackson
Frank Pesce Herbie
Rudy Ramos Angel Cruz
Lee Fraser Bandana
Randy Herman Tito
Alberto Vazquez Slagg
Church Ortiz Luis
Art Carney Abe
East Carlo El Bravo
Lenny Montana "Whacko"
James Victor fader Rivera
Tom Reese poliskonstapel
Ernie Orsatti poliskonstapel
Marvin Katzoff Sol
G. Anthony Sirico Davey
Joe Campanella Karenski
Brian Dean Rondini
Pamela Gatell Angels Lady
Margarita Garcia kassörskan
Phil Levy Earnie
Chino "Fats" Williams en infödd
Wendy Oates Carmines hustru
Barbara Smith Herbies hustru
Dawn Addams prästens assistent
James Oscar Lee polisofficeren
Victor Mendez fönstersångaren


Produktionsbolag Brighton Productions (för)
American International Pictures (AIP)
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) AB Europa Film

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 121295
Date 1980-05-09
Classification Tillåten från 15 år
Original length 2820 meters
Censored length 2546 meters
Notes Aktlängder efter klipp: 510-525-319-520-369 = 2546 meter.

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.66:1
Sound type Sound
Sound system Optical mono
Colour type Colour
Colour system Movielab Color
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24

Release dates

Release in Sweden 1981-06-29 Saga Stockholm Sweden 93 min
TV showing 1995-09-09 Femman Sweden 99 min
1997-04-15 Kanal 5 Sweden 99 min
2001-10-18 Kanal 5 Sweden 99 min
2003-04-25 Kanal 5 Sweden 99 min
2003-08-08 Kanal 5 Sweden 99 min
First showing 1980-05 Los Angeles USA 103 min

Holdings Film

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Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2519

Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm

Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm

Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100

Size Less than 850 x 400

Holdings Scripts

Script type Inspelningsmanus
Language English

Holdings Stills

Black and white print SET
Colour prints 8
Slides 8
Album No

Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program folio

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