The Fencing Master
Directed byPedro Olea
StarringOmero Antonutti
Assumpta Serna
Joaquim de Almeida
CinematographyAlfredo Mayo
Music byJosé Nieto
Release date
  • 1992 (1992)
Running time
88 minutes

The Fencing Master is a 1992 Spanish film based on the 1988 novel of the same name by Arturo Pérez-Reverte. The film was selected as the Spanish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 65th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[1][2]


The film won three Goya Awards : Best Costume Design, Best Adapted Screenplay (by Taco Larreta) and Best Film Music.


See also


  1. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  2. ^ "Foreign Oscar entries submitted". Variety. Retrieved 20 September 2015.