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‘One Last Deal’ (‘Tuntematon mestari’): Film Review | TIFF 2018

An aging art dealer grabs at one last chance to fix his broken life in former Oscar nominee Klaus Haro's bittersweet Toronto world premiere 'One Last Deal.'

Watch the Directors of All 9 Oscar-Shortlisted Foreign Films Discuss Their Work

THR's Scott Feinberg spoke with the filmmakers behind the Oscar submissions from Belgium, Colombia, Finland, Germany, France, Hungary, Jordan, Ireland and Denmark.

Palm Springs Film Fest: Directors of Oscar-Shortlisted Foreign Language Films to Participate in Panel

THR's Scott Feinberg will moderate the conversation with the people behind Hungary's 'Son of Saul,' France's 'Mustang' and the seven other finalists, all of which will screen during the fest.

Foreign-Language Oscar Spotlight: Finnish Soviet Dissident Drama ‘The Fencer’

Klaus Haro takes a fourth stab at an Oscar nomination with his true story of a Soviet dissident who becomes a fencing teacher in rural Estonia.

‘The Fencer’ (‘Miekkailija’): Helsinki Review

Finland's official Oscar contender offers a fictionalized take on a real-life fencing teacher who took a stand against Stalinist oppression in Soviet-era Estonia.

Oscars: Finland Selects ‘The Fencer’ for Foreign-Language Category

Klaus Haro's drama is about an Estonian sportsman on the run from the Soviet secret police.