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. Wikipedia
Triumph of the Spirit is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, American drama films, War drama films, Biographical films, Boxing films, Films based on actual events, 1980s drama films, Holocaust films and 1989 films.
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Gypsy: Listen, I'm only going to say this once. For those who can hear me tell the rest. First come the SS, our lord and masters. Then comes our block health manager, Kyr. Then come the assistants, Otto and me. Then come the rats. Then come the lice... and then come you.