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Title The fencer [videorecording] / Making Movies, Kick Film, Allfilm present ; in coproduction with BR, ARTE, YLE, ERR ; produced by Kai Nordberg, Kaarle Aho ; script by Anna Heinämaa ; directed by Klaus Härö.

Publication Info. [Chicago, Illinois] : Music Box Films, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    Est FEN    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library DVD.
Description 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
Description digital optical surround stereo Dolby digital 5.1 rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion picture.
System Details DVD, widescreen 1.85 presentation; 5.1 Dolby Digital.
Language In Estonian and Russian, optional English subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Cast Märt Avandi, Ursula Ratasepp, Hendrik Toompere, Sr.
Credits Cinematographer, Tuomo Hutri ; composer, Gert Wilden, Jr. ; editors, Tambet Tasuja, Ueli Christen.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary "Fleeing from the Soviet secret police, Estonian fencer Endel Nelis returns to his homeland and finds work as a children's sports instructor. Quickly becoming a role model to his students, Nelis begins teaching them competitive fencing techniques despite the objections of school administrators. When the children are invited to a fencing tournament in Leningrad, Nelis must make a choice: put his safety first or risk everything to take the children to the competition"--Container.
Note Bonus features: interview with director Klaus Härö; select scene director video commentaries; theatrical trailer.
Subject Nelis, Endel -- Drama.
Fencing -- Estonia -- Drama.
Teachers -- Estonia -- Drama.
Swordsmen -- Estonia -- Drama.
Intelligence service -- Soviet Union -- Drama.
Genre/Form Motion pictures, Estonian.
Sports films.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Härö, Klaus, film director.
Nordberg, Kai, 1968- film producer.
Aho, Kaarle, film producer.
Hutri, Tuomi, director of photography.
Wilden, Gert, composer (expression)
Tasuja, Tambet, 1978- editor of moving image work.
Christen, Ueli, editor of moving image work.
Avandi, Märt, 1981- actor.
Heinämaa, Anna, screenwriter.
Ratasepp, Ursula, 1982- actor.
Toompere, Hendrik, 1965- actor.
Music Box Films, publisher.
Making Movies, presenter.
Kick Film (Firm), presenter.
Allfilm (Firm), presenter.
Bayerischer Rundfunk, production company.
Association relative à la télévision européenne, production company.
Eesti Rahvusringhääling, production company.
Yleisradio Oy, production company.
Added Title Miekkailija (Motion picture : 2015)
Standard No. 751778951123
Music No. MBFHE-134 Music Box Films

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