The Champion

The Champion

dir.

Maciej Barczewski

2020, 1 h 31 min

The story of a legendary boxer Tadeusz ‘Teddy’ Pietrzykowski, who
saved his life in the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp
Auschwitz-Birkenau thanks to his boxing fights in the ring. Based on
true events, the drama showcases the unknown story of a Polish sportsman
who became the symbol of hope for victory in the place of
extermination.

written byMaciej Barczewski
director of photographyWitold Płóciennik
musicBartosz Chajdecki
production designEwa Skoczkowska
costume designAleksandra Dzióbek
make-upMirosława Wojtczak
soundTomasz Dukszta
edited byLeszek Starzyński
casting byAleksandra Gruber
castMarianna Pawlisz, Piotr Głowacki, Grzegorz Małecki, Marcin Bosak
productionIron Films
producersKrzysztof Szpetmański, Leszek Starzyński
co-produced byTelewizja Polska, Cavatina GW, HARDKOP, MOOVI
production managerPaulina Bareńska
co-financed byPolski Instytut Sztuki Filmowej
distributed byGalapagos

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