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18/11/2013.-Trailer 'Victor 'Young' Perez'

'Victor 'Young' Perez' is a biopic of the young jewish tunisian boxing world champion, deported to the extermination camp of Auschwitz in 1943.

The film ( view trailer) is played by Brahim Asloum, first boxer to win Gold medal at 2000 Sydney Olympics in flyweight category and the world championship in 2007 by the World Boxing Association (WBA).

The film explains Perez career, when in the early 30's moved from his native country to Paris with his coach and older brother Benjamin. On 1930, Perez win the french flyweight championship and a year later the world championship, which makes him the youngest world champion in boxing history. Perez continued
to fight until 1938 with a total of 133 fights with 91 wins (27 by KO) and 26 losses.

His story of rags-to-riches ends tragically when he was interned in Drancy concentration camp, outside Paris, and deported to Auschwitz III-Monowitz in October 1943. There, Perez is forced by the Nazis to fight for their amusement.

The film's director is Jacques Ouaniche, a writer/director and French producer. This is his feature film directorial debut