Estonian-Finnish-German co-production feature film “The Fencer” won the Best Picture and the Best Cinematography Awards at the Finnish National Film Awards “Jussit”.

In addition to the categories won, the main lead actor of the film Märt Avandi was nominated in the Best Male Performance category – which is the first time ever in the Finnish film awards history to have an Estonian actor nominated.

The award “Jussi” has been constantly issued since 1944, which makes it the oldest film prize in Europe.

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Photo by YLE-Jussi Nahkuri