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Screening of "The Boxer and Death"

The Boxer and Death is a 1962 Slovak film directed by Peter Solan, the film is based on the life of Polish boxer Tadeusz “Teddy” Pietrzykowski.
In a Nazi concentration camp, an escapee awaiting execution is spared when the commandant, a former prize-fighter, discovers the prisoner has amateur boxing ability and makes him his exercise partner. A story of human degradation, where the only chance of survival is to accept the rules of an unequal game.

The film will be shown on Tuesday 12 May from 6:00 pm  at the European Parliament Office, 43 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2. Attendance free. Registration required: Tel (01) 605.79.00 or email:

In cooperation with the Embassy of Slovakia

original version with English subtitles