With Closed Fists

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With Closed Fists

Directed by: Zoltan Horvath, Jean-Jacques Kahn, Franck van Leeuwen

Produced by: Nicolas Burlet - Nadasdy Film

Country of production: Switzerland - France

Original title: A poings fermés

Language: French

Runtime: 75min

Completed in: 2024

“With Closed Fists” tells the story of Victor Young Perez. He wins the World Boxing Championship in 1931 and experiences glory, wealth, and passion. He is also a Jew, arrested by the French police in 1943 and deported to Auschwitz; he disappears during the “Death Marches”.