Kaarl Aho and a Fencer already tomorrow
DEF launches tomorrow a Finnish-Estonian film The Fencer directed by Klaus Haro. At the opening ceremony the film will be personally introduced by its producer Kaarle Aho. Thrilling and powerful story goes back to Estonia in the 50s and follows the story of a young swordsman, Endel Nelis, who flees from Leningrad and seeks refuge in a small Estonian village as a fencing teacher. However, communist secret police is on his trail. The Fencer became the first Finnish film in the nominations for the Golden Globes in 58 years and it won one of the 9 closest nominations for the Academy Award. More about the film is here.