The true story of a Polish Jew, Harry Haft, who survived the horrors of a concentration camp, where he participated in brutal boxing matches for the amusement of Nazi guards. After the war, he starts a new life in the US, but the nightmares of the past haunt him. Harry continues to box and enters the ring against famous opponents, pursued by the desperate hope of finding his first love.
After the end of World War II, Harry Haft, a former prisoner of Auschwitz, moved to the United States. A man is trying to build a career as a boxer, but for a long time nothing works out for him. He avoids the attention of the press in every possible way, not wanting to talk about all the horrors that happened in the concentration camp, but one day he changes his mind. Harry realizes that publicity is the only way to reunite with Lea, his first love, from whom he was separated by a brutal war. Talking to a journalist who is interested in his story, Harry relives the terrible moments of the past, guilt, trauma and despair.