1998 | Experimental | 22 min

Directed by Men Lareida

Collection: Degree Films 1998 | Dok-Special 2017: Best of 25 years

"A lot of boxers have their origin in the lower class of society. It's like this all over the world. We try to help them - also if they don't become Olimpic winners - to feel equal to other people." Gyula Stiel, boxing trainer, Budapest.
Pofonok is a documentary essay-film about boxing. It tells the story of victory and defeat and life in Budapest.

Runtime22 min
Year of Production1998
Distribution FormatDCP
Aspect Ratio4:3
Audio FormatStereo
Shooting Format35mm
Spoken LanguageHungarian, German
Available SubtitlesGerman
Screenplay, Director, Editor Men Lareida
Leading ActorsGusztàv Junghausas Boxer
Gyula Stielas Boxer
Aladàr Horvathas Boxer
Ferenc Vargaas Boxer
Antal Jochneras Boxer
Cinematography Pierre Mennel
Assistant Director Anna Maros

Lighting Technician Nico Gutmann
Location Sound Engineer Anna Luif
Unit Manager Attila Nagy
Sprecher Bodo Krumwiede
Sound Mixing Hans-Peter Häfeli