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The Fencer (2015)

Original title: Miekkailija

Feature film | Drama | Sport Duration 98:00

Festivals, awards, nominations

  • Award, The Bridge - German Cinema Award for Peace (Germany), 2015, Special Prize
  • Participation, Arras Film Festival (France), 2015, Audience Award
  • Award, PÖFF - Black Nights Film Festival (Tallinn, Estonia), 2015, Tridens Estonian Film Award
  • Award, EU Film Festival (Ottawa, Canada), 2015, Audience Choice Award
  • Award, JUSSI - Annual Award of Finnish Film Industry (Finland), 2016, Best Film; Best Cinematography: Tuomo Hutri
  • Nomination, Golden Globe Awards (USA), 2016, Best Foreign Language Film
  • Participation, OSCAR - The Award of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (USA), 2016, Foreign Language Film - Finland's National Nominee
  • Participation, Kyoto Historica International Film Festival (Japan), 2015
  • Participation, Cairo International Film Festival (Egipt), 2015
  • Participation, Una Finestra sul Nord (Florence, Italy), 2015
  • Participation, Cambridge Film Festival (Great Britain), 2015
  • Participation, International Film Festival Film by the Sea (Netherland), 2015
  • Participation, Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival (Canada), 2015
  • Participation, Beirut International Film Festival (Lebanon), 2015
  • Participation, Waterloo Historical Film Festival (Brussels, Belgium), 2015
  • Participation, MOSTRA - São Paulo International Film Festival (Brazil), 2015
  • Participation, Leiden International Film Festival (Netherlands), 2015
  • Participation, Northern Film Festival (Leeuwarden, Netherlands), 2015
  • Participation, IFFI - International Film Festival of India (Goa, India), 2015
  • Participation, Chennai International Film Festival (India), 2015
  • Participation, AFI EU Film Showcase (Silver Spring, Washington D.C., USA), 2015
  • Participation, Palm Springs International Film Festival (USA), 2016, Opening film
  • Participation, Mill Valley Film Festival (California, USA), 2016
  • Participation, Nordic Lights Film Festival (Seattle, USA), 2016, Opening film

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm