The Fencer [Miekkailija]
Directed By: Klaus Härö
March 27, 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: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2534634/?ref_=nv_sr_1
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