Triumph of the Spirit

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Triumph of the Spirit

concentration camp world war ii jew persecution auschwitz-birkenau concentration camp boxer biography 1940s boxing

Triumph of the Spirit

Release Date: December 08, 1989

Year    :   1989
Slogan    :   «From the Academy Award Winning Producer of "Platoon"»
Genres    :   Drama, War
Production Companies    :   Nova International Films
Director    :   Robert M. Young
Producers    :   Mike Fenton, Arnold Kopelson, Shimon Arama, Roni Ya'ackov, Sonja Karon, Evan Kopelson, Maria Norman
Writers    :   Shimon Arama, Andrzej Krakowski, Laurence Heath, Zion Haen
RunTime    :   120 mins.

The true story of a former Greek Olympic boxer taken prisoner during World War II and sent to Auschwitz. There he was permitted to survive so long as he fought for the amusement of his captors. His father and brother were also held as insurance that he would continue to fight.

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