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By the Sword (1994)

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Villard (Eric Roberts) is an expert swordsman who runs a fencing school; he first learned the sport from his father, who was killed in a match when Villard was a young man. One day, an older gentleman (F. Murray Abraham) who looks down on his luck appears at Villard's fencing studio; he introduces himself as Suba and asks for a job teaching fencing. Villard, dubious about the ragged-looking man's credentials, instead offers him a job as a janitor, which he accepts. However, in time Villard

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Drama, Action & Adventure

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Jul 27, 1994

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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Plenty of swordplay fails to sharpen this standard tale of revenge set in the professional world of sword fighting.
April 25, 2007
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Dean McKenna

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A good film.
November 24, 2007
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