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Trivia Shot on location at the actual Auschwitz death camp. This page was last edited on 5 May , at Aside from that, “Triumph” is a term that’s about as far from proplerly describing this as possible. Jerzy Gralek as Kapo Kyr. Auschwitz Concentration Camp, occupied Poland. Considering the powerful nature of the story, that seems hard to believe, but, behold! Arouch kept winning; fighting two to three times each week.

Spotting a friend when he arrived, Arouch asked: Avram Arouch Kario Salem Audible Download Audio Books. His father and brother were also held as insurance that he would continue to fight. Silber went on to stun Arouch and then to knock him down. Listen, I’m only going to say this once.

All the female members of Salamo’s family were gased on the first day. Some of the existing structures were utilized in the production, srouch, the crematorium had to be recreated since the actual crematoria in Auschwitz were destroyed by the Nazis. Robert Loggia as Father Arouch. The screenplay was inspired by true events.

You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. With each victory, Arouch is rewarded with extra bread rations, which he passes on to his family.

We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your account. His footwork and speed enabled him to beat fighters out-weighing him by over pounds.

Inat the age of 14, Arouch made his debut in his hometown of Thessalonica, Greece, knocking down his opponent twice to win by a technical knockout. Directed by Robert Young, this film was the first to be shot on location there. Arouch had his first camp boxing match on his second day in Auschwitz. There he was permitted to survive as long as he fought for the amusement of his captors. The winner of these fights would receive bread and soup; the loser would be executed and cremated.


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Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password. With his father aroudh younger brother, Arouch was forced into slave labour.

In reality, Arouch met aroudh for the first time after they had both been liberated from Auschwitz in and were subsequently married. Then comes our block health manager, Kyr. The ruins still exist today.

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He worked briefly with his father as a stevedore. Their fight was so fierce, that at one point, both fighters fell out of the ring. Arouch fought on Wednesday and Sunday evenings ,ovie boxing matches at the death camp for the entertainment of Nazi officers.

Halina Chrobak as Clog Thief.

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A twelve-year-old Jewish boy hides with a family of Catholic peasant farmers to escape the Nazis. Moive Leszczynski as Referee. A minor controversy broke out when Salamo’s old friend Jacko Razonclaimed that the movie really told his story, not Arouch’s. Tel AvivIsrael.

These bloody encounters — often preceded by juggling gipsies and dancing dogs — involved Jewish and gipsy boxers at Auschwitz; they were forced to fight each other, with Nazi officers placing heavy bets on the outcome. Maria Probosz as Rauscher’s Girl Friend. BySalamo had a 24 knockouts record with a traditional style of boxing: Start With a Classic Cult. Then come the rats. Though Movoe survived the war, being released from Auschwitz on January 17,his parents arouvh siblings did not.

Salamo was removed from the slave labor force and placed into an office at the camp.

Aside from that, “Triumph” is a term that’s about as far from proplerly describing this as possible. Born in Greece of Jewish descent, Arouch became middleweight champion of the Balkans, but his professional career was cut short by the Second World War and the German invasion of his homeland. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in.


In one instance, Arouch, lbs. Silber went on to stun Arouch and then to knock him down. Randy Tippy Super Reviewer. Young was reluctant to make the film when he was first approached with the script, finding the topic too momentous to cover; he only agreed to direct when provided a script that focused only on one small element, “like a cork, bubbling arouuch the surface of the sea.

The Night and the Moment The fights ended only when one fighter was unable to continue. However, their job becomes even Arouch suffered a severe stroke in Drafted into the Greek military, Arouch became a member of the army boxing squad. English-language films films s biographical films s drama films s sports films s war films American war drama films American biographical films American films Boxing films Films based on actual events Films set in Films set in Poland Films shot in Poland Films shot in Israel Holocaust films Films scored by Cliff Eidelman Films directed by Robert M.

It’s unclear if he turned professional or not. His life depended upon his ability to reduce other boxers to a bloody pulp. Auschwitz was a living nightmare for all involved. After the fight, Klaus Silber was never seen alive again. Avi Saoomo as Greek Prisoner.