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Our next film: The Fencer, 1 November, 8pm

 
 
Fin/Est/Ger, 2015, Dir: Klaus Härö, Drama/History/Sport, 99 mins (PG)
 

Programme notes for The Fencer will also be available in printed form at the members' sign-in desk on the evening of the film.
 
Fleeing from Russian secret police, an Estonian fencer is forced to return to his homeland, where he becomes a teacher. However, the past catches up with him and he is faced with a difficult choice.
 
Reviews
"Klaus Härö’s tale of a champion fencer on the run from the KGB who winds up teaching schoolchildren has strong performances and is luscious to look at."
Leslie Felperin, The Guardian

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