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Basic facts

Original title Triumph of the Spirit
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed from age 15
Swedish release 1990-04-06



Original title
Swedish release title


Director of Photography
Production Designer
Film Editor


Willem Dafoe Salamo
Edward James Olmos zigenaren
Robert Loggia Poppa
Wendy Gazelle Allegra
Kelly Wolf Elena
Costas Mandylor Avram
Kario Salem Jacko
Edward Żentara Janush
Hartmut Becker major Rauscher


Production Company Nova International Films/Shimon Arama
Arnold Kopelson Productions
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Egmont Film AB 1990
Plånborg Film AB 1990

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 129009
Date 1990-02-12
Classification Allowed from age 15
Original length 3292 meters

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.85:1
Sound system Dolby Stereo Spectral Recording
Colour system Rank Colour
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24

Release dates

Release in Stockholm 1990-04-20 Filmstaden Stockholm Sweden 120 min
Release in Sweden 1990-04-06 Downtown Malmö Sweden 120 min
TV showing 1997-01-23 Kanal 5 Sweden 115 min
1998-08-25 Kanal 5 Sweden 115 min
1999-05-25 Kanal 5 Sweden 115 min
DVD release 2009-09-23 Sweden

Holdings Film

The information given here refers to film material in the Swedish Film Institute’s archive. Access to the archive’s stock is given on request, for research, other film archives and rights’ holders.

Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm

Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm

Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100

Holdings Stills

Black and white print 5
Album No

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