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The Fencer

Opens September 15

This Golden Globe Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film last year is based on the true story of Estonian fencer Endel Nelis, who fled from Soviet Secret Police to his homeland, where he became a P.E. teacher in a small town. Kirill Käro stars. In Estonian and Russian with English subtitles. (NR)

This well-acted, smoothly crafted drama tells a story of cross-generational bonding in the face of historical oppression, in touching if unsurprising fashion.” Justin Chang, Variety

An affecting portrait of a decent man who risks his life to uphold a bond of trust with his students” Marilyn Ferdinand, The Chicago Reader



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99 minutes














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