Triumph of the Spirit

Triumph of the Spirit (1989)

Genres - Biography, Drama, History, Sports, War  |   Sub-Genres - Biographical Film, Boxing Film  |   Release Date - Dec 8, 1989  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Triumph of the Spirit is a 1989 American film directed by Robert M. Young and starring Willem Dafoe and Edward James Olmos. The screenplay was inspired by true events. The majority of the film is set in the death camp at Auschwitz during the Holocaust and details how the Jewish Greek boxer Salamo Arouch was forced to fight other internees to the death for the SS guards' entertainment. Prior to Triumph of the Spirit, no major feature film had ever been shot on location at Auschwitz.

Movie Info

Budget

$12,000,000

Box Office

$408,839

Tags

1940s, Auschwitz, Balkan, Boxer, Boxing, Concentration Camp, Holocaust, Nazi, Salamo Arouch

Attributes

Narrative Location: Poland
Subject: The Holocaust, World War II

Alternate Titles

A pokol bajnoka
HU
El triunfo del espíritu
ES
Håbets sejr
DK
O thriamvos tis thelisis
GR
O Triunfo do Espírito
PT
Oltre la vittoria
IT
Tahdon voitto
FI
Triumf ducha
PL
Triumph des Geistes
DE
Triumph des Geistes - Ein Boxer in der Hölle
DE
Triumph Of The Spirit
Triumph of the Spirit
CA, GB, US
Triunfo do Espírito
BR
Viljans seger
SE
Viljans triumf
SE
Vinn eller dø
NO
Yaşamak İçin
TR
Триумф духа
, RU
Триумф на духа
BG
生きるために
JP