In a Nazi concentration camp, an escapee awaiting execution is spared when the commandant, a former prize-fighter, discovers the prisoner has amateur boxing ability. Ordered to train, he gradually sharpens his skills.
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Loosely based on the life of boxer Tadeusz Pietrzykowski, who survived the concentration camps in Auschwitz and Neuengamme by performing in fights for the amusement of the SS guards. See more
Remade as Triumph of the Spirit
12 April 1963 (Czechoslovakia)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
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