Foreign Films with Shelly Isaacs

Friday, July 28th,1pm 

 The Movies of Lake Worth  

 

THE FENCER

Shortlisted for the 2017 Best Foreign Language Academy Awards 

Golden Globe Nominee for 2016 Best Foreign Language Film 

 Winner - 2016 Finnish Oscars for Best Film and Cinematography,

                                                The Fencer - Finland/Estonia - 99 min.

Set in the early 1950s, a young man is forced to flee from the secret police in Leningrad and return to his native Estonia. He becomes a physical education teacher at a local school, and teaches his students in competitive fencing. However, his past begins to catch up with him and he is forced to make a difficult decision that threatens his life.
 

" The film plays with heart and as a result, we too are inspired 

- Louise Keller, Urben Cinephile

"...Aided by quiet and well judged performances, good pacing and atmospheric cinematography."

 - Jenny Kermode, Eye for Film

it is a unique take on the sports film, drawing both on heartwarming triumphs and a distinctive moment in history. "

- Megan Fariello, Film Forward


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  DOORS OPEN AT: MOVIE STARTS AT:
TUESDAY 7:00 PM 7:30 PM
THURSDAY 10:00 AM 10:30 AM
FRIDAY 12:30 PM 1:00 PM
SUNDAY 9:30 AM 10:15 AM