The Fencer [Miekkailija]


Miekkailija

Directed By: Klaus Härö

2015 / Estonian Russian / 99 mins

A memorable story of compassion, sacrifice, and beauty against the odds, this Golden Globe nominated film tells the true story of a fencing master who risks his life to teach his sport to school children in the oppressive environment of Soviet Estonia in the 1950s.

Listen to a preview of The Fencer on the IC podcast, “From the Booth” episode 8 Winter 2019 (18:34).

Listen to an analysis of The Fencer on the IC podcast, “From the Booth” episode 10, winter 2019 (10:58).

IMDB Movie Page: www.imdb.com/title/tt2534634/?ref_=nv_sr_1

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