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Triumph of the Spirit

Release Date 1989-12-08
Runtime 120 minutes
Genres Drama, War
Stars Willem Dafoe, Edward James Olmos, Robert Loggia, Wendy Gazelle, Kelly Wolf
Directors Mike Fenton, Hilary Rosenfeld, Arthur Coburn, Cliff Eidelman, Arnold Kopelson

Fact based story about a former Greek Olympic boxer who was taken as a prisoner during World war II and placed in the Auschwitz prison camp. There he was permitted to survive as 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.