Triumph of the Spirit

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Triumph of the Spirit ★★★ 1989 (R)

Gritty account of boxer Salamo Arouch's experiences in Auschwitz. The boxer became champion in matches between prisoners conducted for the amusement of Nazi officers. Filmed on location in Auschwitz. 115m/C VHS, DVD . Willem Dafoe, Robert Loggia, Edward James Olmos, Wendy Gazelle, Kelly Wolf, Costas Mandylor, Kario Salem; D: Robert M. Young; W: Robert M. Young, Shimon Arama, Andrzej Krakowski, Laurence Heath, Arthur Coburn, Millard Lampell; M: Cliff Eidelman.