History Film / ByTheSword

23rd Apr '15 12:06:30 AM lorgskyegon
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* Flynning: Noticeably averted in the final duel.

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* Flynning: {{Flynning}}: Noticeably averted in the final duel.
23rd Apr '15 12:06:12 AM lorgskyegon
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* Flynning: Noticeably averted in the final duel.
23rd Feb '15 8:13:34 AM Morgenthaler
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* TheAtoner: [[spoiler: Suba is one for killing Villard's father.]]



* [[spoiler: ChekhovsGun: Villard's father's rapier]]

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* [[spoiler: ChekhovsGun: Villard's [[spoiler:Villard's father's rapier]]



* [[spoiler: TheAtoner: Suba is one for killing Villard's father.]]
21st Apr '13 5:59:24 AM Valandar
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* MeaningfulName: Possibly accidental, but a Tsuba (usually pronounced 'Suba' by Westerners) is the guard on a Katana, Wakazashi, or No-Dachi
16th Jan '13 2:49:04 AM SeptimusHeap
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* [[spoiler: ChekovsGun: Villard's father's rapier]]

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* [[spoiler: ChekovsGun: ChekhovsGun: Villard's father's rapier]]
27th Nov '12 9:42:13 AM TheWanderer
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* EveryYearTheyFizzleOut: Villard believes that his father was this, since his father was a famous fencing champion who died in a duel with a student. [[spoiler:Suba, who was that student, eventually sets the record straight. Villard Sr. had found out that Suba and his wife were sleeping together, and gave Suba a live rapier for their fight while only arming himself with a blunt training sword. Villard Sr. then beat Suba within an inch of his life until finally he decided to show mercy to Suba. At that point a humiliated Suba stabbed Villard Sr. in the back.]]
25th Nov '12 7:59:21 AM FaxModem1
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* RedemptionQuest: One for Suba, we don't find out why until later. [[spoiler: That he killed Villard's father in a duel.]]




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* TroubledButCute: Jim Trebor summed up.
25th Nov '12 7:44:00 AM FaxModem1
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* OrderedToCheat: Villard orders Trebor to fight viciously, even if it means drawing blood from the opponent.
* PassionateSportsGirl: Erin
* RagtagBunchOfMisfits: The St. Jude's squad who are eventually taught by Suba.
25th Nov '12 6:59:07 AM FaxModem1
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* AlmightyJanitor: Suba starts off as this, and then moves on to becoming the Badass he used to be.
* BadassTeacher: Both Villard and Suba


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* EvilMentor: Villard is doing this to Jim Trebor.


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* SadistTeacher: Villard
25th Nov '12 6:37:25 AM FaxModem1
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1991 movie starring F. Murray Abraham and Eric Roberts about fencing. Max Suba (Abraham) has just been released from prison, and is seeking a job as a fencing instructor at his old school. The Maestro, Villard (Roberts), disagrees, as his form is terrible, but agrees to hire him as a janitor. Over the course of the weeks leading to Nationals, Suba gets back into shape, and becomes a part time instructor for the beginners. The two secretly have a history together, and is discovered over time, leading to a climactic duel between the two.

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1991 movie starring F. Murray Abraham Abraham, Mia Sara, and Eric Roberts about fencing. Max Suba (Abraham) has just been released from prison, and is seeking a job as a fencing instructor at his old school. The Maestro, Villard (Roberts), disagrees, as his form is terrible, but agrees to hire him as a janitor. Over the course of the weeks leading to Nationals, Suba gets back into shape, and becomes a part time instructor for the beginners. The two secretly have a history together, and is discovered over time, leading to a climactic duel between the two.
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The film, while completed in 1991, wasn't released until 1993, and was a complete bomb, making just above six thousand dollars. It was released on video, but never on DVD, and is hard to find.
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