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"Boxing taught me the noble art of self-defense. You have to keep to rules that are strict, very similar to life."
— Jan Wiener

Director
Amir Bar-Lev



Producers
Amir Bar-Lev
Jonathan Crosby jonathan@fighterfilm.com
Alex Mamlet alex@fighterfilm.com


Featuring
Arnost Lustig
Jan Wiener


A Presentation of Next Wave Films



Director of Photography
Gary Griffin

Additional Cinematography
David Collier
Jay Danner McDonald
Justin Schein

Sound
Petr Cikhart

Additional Sound Recording
Alex Mamlet
Jay Danner McDonald
John Monte
Howard Shack


Editor
Amir Bar-Lev

Online Editor
Heather Lyon Weaver
Bay Area Video Coalition

Post Production Services
111
D.C. Productions
Elkind +Sweet Communications
Ideagarden
K2 Production
Mark Stolaroff-Next Wave Productions
Milt Wallace Video


Broadcast Design
Alexis Van Hurkman

Motion Control Camera
Jesse Spencer

Audio Post Production
Mark Escott
Robert Berke Sound, San Francisco

Music Supervisor
Jeff Daniel
Gillian Morris

Web Development
Marc Gidal



Key Consultant
Pavel Stingl

Additional Consulting
Vojta Jasny
Jan Nemec
Michal Votruba

Historical Consultant
Benjamin Frommer

Washington DC Production Cordinator
Jane Metcalf

Prague Production Coordinator, Dramaturge
Keith Jones


Assistants Editors
Emad Abi-Hashim
Stacy Bloom
John Corey
Lea de Wit
Sharon Franklin
Armando Koghan
Seagan Ngai
Colette Sandstedt
Melissa K. Villanueva
Didier Watelet



Transcription
Emad Abi-Hashim
Talya Bar-Lev
Ellen Berkman
Eleanor Dugan
Faun Finley
Barbara Fumea
Chico Coler
Kristen Howard
Armando Koghan
Briget Morenz
Colette Sandstedt
Andra Smith
Sara Strahan
Ted Vadakan
Melissa K. Villanueva
Didier Watelet
Don Whittemore


Translation
Sabine Benning
Giulia D'Alo
Ian P. Pollock
Ludmila Janackova
Lucie Misikova
Petra Safarova
Colette Sandstedt
Michal Votruba
Don Whittemore
Andy Abrahams Wilson



Legal Services
David M Fox, Esc
Myman, Abell, Fineman & Greenspan

Subtitles
Titra Laser Subtitling, Glendale, Ca.

Tape to film transfer
4MC, Burbank Ca.




Funded by
Abraham & Sonia Rochlin Foundation
Fund for Jewish Documentary Filmmaking,
    National Foundation for Jewish Culture
Soros Documentary Fund
Pacific Pioneer Fund
The Goldfarb Foundation
The Samuel Bronfman Foundation, Inc.
Film Arts Foundation
Milton And Sophie Meyer Fund


Music

"K Smichu Toto Predstaveni"
Performed by Milan Drobny, Antonin Hruza, Jaromir Mayer, Ferdinand Havlik & the Theatre Semafor Orchestra
Courtesy of Bonton Music
Composed by Jiri Slitr and Jiri Suchy

"Ma Vlast"
Performed by Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Courtesy of Supraphon Ltd.
Composed by Bedrich Smetana

"In the Mists"
Performed by Erik Zivian
Composed by Leos Janacek

"Valse Revee"
Performed by Vaclav Nuemann & The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Courtesy of Supraphon Ltd.
Composed by Franticek Prochaska

"Fighter Waltz"
Composed and Performed by Mark Governor
©2000-2002 City Sound Music (ASCAP)

"Graziosa"
Performed by Giovanni Vicari Trio


"Festa in Piazza"
Performed by Un Ponte Sullo Stretto
Courtesy of Diccopiu, More Records
Traditional

"Una Notte A Catania"
Perfomed by Trio Vicari

"Borbannaadyr"
Performed by Vershki Da Koreshki
Courtesy of Long Arm Records

"Da Trieste Fin Zara"
Performed by La Lima
Courtesy of Pioneer Records
Traditional

"Ricordi"
Performed by G. Cammarato

"Calabrisella Mia"
Performed by Manello E Tripoli

"On the Overgrown Path"
Performed by Erik Zivian
Composed by Leos Janacek

"Ballet Suite No.1-Lyric Waltz"
Performed by Symphonic Orchestra of Russia
Courtesy of Russian Season/Harmonia Mundi
Composed by Dmitri Shostakovich

"No. 16 in A flat Minor"
Performed by Erik Zivian, Rosemary O'Connor
Composed by Antonin Dvorak

"Jazz 2- Lyric Waltz"
Performed by Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Courtesy of London Records, Under license from PolyMedia Film and TV Licensing
Composed by Dmitri Shostakovich



Archival footage
Fast Images
New York, NY

Milan Wolf
Prague, CZ


Sponsored by
Film Arts Foundation
San Francisco, CA


Very Special Thanks
The Bar-Lev Family
Elkind + Sweet Communications



Special thanks
Jan Aronson
Susan Belau
Bryan Boyce
The Brickskeller
Mark Brown
Gerald and Miriam Butrimovitz
Carcere Marassi Prison
Bill Chayes
Deborah and Kevin Cooke
David Crosby
Czech Airlines
Czech Government Flying Service
Giulia D'Alo
Jeff Daniel
Eleanor Dugan
Ned Foss
Erik Foreman
Milos Forman
William K. Friedman
Dan Geller
The Goldberg Family
Uriel Grezemkovsky
John Halperin
Theresa Hansen
HFLA
Vojta Jasny
Nell Kranz
Rosemary O'Connor
Carl Lee
Josef Lustig
Vera Lustig
Marlena & Franska
Ben Martin
Alfonso di Mongrassano
Jan Nemec
Iva Plesingrova
Auer Radek
St. Nicolas Cafe
Dawn Satkowski
Christian Schneider
Bob Shotland
Dr. Jan Solc
Barbora Stefanova
Karl Stewart
Pavel and Marketa Stingl
Marie Sucha
Josef Svoboda
U Cerneho Vola
U Hrocha
Video Arts
Village Snack Shop
Milt, Carol, and Paul Wallace
Avi Weinstein
Zuzana Wiener
Andy Abrahams Wilson
Elizabeth Zarek
Josef Zavadil
Oriana Zill
Eric Zivian


Jan Wiener lectures on WWII and lives in Lenox, Massachusetts.

Arnost Lustig's 18 books are available from NorthwesternUniversity Press. His five films are available on Facets Video.



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