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Fighter

Directed by Amir Bar-Lev

USA | 91 minutes | 2000

English and Czech with English subtitles

A unique adventure unfolds as two friends, Arnost Lustig and Jan Wiener, take a risky road trip into their past. Together, the two survivors of Hitler's invasion of Czechoslovakia who now live in America revisit scenes of romance, humor, and narrow escapes from death in Terezin, a labor camp where Arnost Lustig was interned for five years and Jan's mother was murdered. Best Documentary Award Winner at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival and Audience Award Winner at the Hamptons International Film Festival.
Director Amir Bar-Lev
Countries of Production USA
Year of Presentation 2000
Language(s) English and Czech with English subtitles
Premiere Status
Runtime 91 minutes
Principal Cast Arnost Lustig, Jan Wiener
Award(s)

Winner of the Best Documentary Prize at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival

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