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Fencer, The

Romance, Drama
Mart Avandi, Ursula Ratasepp, Hendrik Toompere
Klaus Haro

"The Fencer" is inspired by the story of Estonia’s legendary fencing master, Endel Nelis, who founded a fencing dynasty which nurtured several world-class fencers.  While escaping from the Russian secret police, he finds himself teaching children in a remote small town and when the kids push for their fencing team to participate in the national fencing competition in Leningrad, he realizes exactly what he wants to do with his life.

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Reviews & Buzz

Mature Times
“An inspirational biopic that offers a fascinating glimpse into an unknown corner of history” “uplifting”

**** @ Time Out
“Beautiful” “Packed with genuine tension”

*** @ The Guardian
“strong performances” “Hutri’s cool-toned cinematography is luscious to look at”

**** @ The Times
“A pleasure to watch” “Gorgeous cinematography”