Braveheart is a 1995 epic war film directed, co-produced, and starring Mel Gibson, who portrays William Wallace, a late 13th-century Scottish warrior. The film is fictionally based on the life of Wallace leading the Scots in the First War of Scottish Independence against King Edward I of England.(Wikipedia)
It is not that easy to make a mainstream Holocaust film, release it in December, and get no nominations* for Golden Globes or Oscars. Defiance is trying too hard.