Triumph of The Spirit (1989)

Directed by
Robert M. Young

This is the grim but powerful true-life story of Salamo Arouch.

Salamo was a prisoner of the second world war and was held at the formiddable Auschwitz.

Forced into boxing at the camp, for the sole purpose of amusing and entertaining the Nazi soldiers he became the boxing champion.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 120 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1989

Rating:
4/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour

Cast

Image for Willem DafoeWillem Dafoe...Salamo Arouch
Image for Edward James OlmosEdward James Olmos...Gypsy
Image for Robert LoggiaRobert Loggia...Father Arouch
Wendy Gazelle...Allegra
Kelly Wolf...Elena
Image for Costas MandylorCostas Mandylor...Avram Arouch
Kario Salem...Jacko
Edward Zentara...Janush
Hartmut Becker...Maj. Rauscher
Burkhard Heyl...Aide to Rauscher
Zofia Saretok...Momma
Grazyna Krukówna...Sister Julie
Karolina Twardowska...Bemmi
Juranda Krol...Sarah
Wiktor Mlynarczyk...Beppo