The Fencer (2016)

  • Biography, Drama, History, Sport
  • 1h 38m

Inspired by a true story, this powerful drama focuses on Endel Nelis (Märt Avandi), an Estonian fencer who returns home after escaping the Russian secret police in Leningrad in the 1950s. Endel takes a job at a school where he becomes a fencing coach, and ultimately a father figure, to a group of children. But he may have to confront his past when his students want to compete in a fencing tournament in Leningrad. Ursula Ratasepp, Hendrik Toompere, Sr. also star in this multinational production.

Director

Klaus Härö

Language(s)

Estonian

Subtitle(s)

English