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Soviet-set drama 'The Fencer' deftly mixes sports and politics

“The Fencer,” Finland’s official Academy Award entry for 2016, is an effective mix of underdog sports drama and political thriller, inspired by the true-life story of celebrated fencing champ Endel Nelis. The 1953-set film finds Estonian resister Endel (a finely understated Märt Avandi) forced...
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