Days in Estonia are getting shorter and colder, so it`s time to have one nice and cozy movie night with your friends
We are going to watch movie called The Fencer (2015), which is internationally co-produced drama film adapted from the life story of Endel Nelis, an accomplished Estonian fencer and coach.
The film was selected as the Finnish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards, making the December shortlist of nine films, but it was not nominated. The Fencer was also nominated for the Golden Globe award in the Best Foreign Language Film category as a Finnish/German/Estonian co-production.
Plot description: Fleeing from the Russian secret police, a young Estonian fencer is forced to return to his homeland, where he becomes a physical education teacher at a local school. The past however catches up and puts him in front of a difficult choice.