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Filthy Wins Czech Film Critics’ Award Featured

2018-01-29
Filthy by Tereza Nvotová Filthy by Tereza Nvotová photo: Falcon

PRAGUE: Filthy / Špína directed by Tereza Nvotová was awarded Best Film and the Innogy Award for the Discovery of the Year at the Czech Critics´Awards 2017, while Little Crusader directed by Václav Kadrnka was awarded for Best Director. The ceremony took place on 27 January 2018.

Tereza Nvotová's Slovak/Czech drama Filthy / Špína had six nominations. The medieval road movie Little Crusader / Křižáček, directed by Václav Kadrnka, and Ice Mother / Bába z ledu, directed by Bohdan Sláma, had five nominations each.

Twelve films were nominated in one or more of the nine categories.

FULL LIST OF WINNERS:

Best film:
Filthy / Špína (Czech Republic, Slovakia)
Directed by Tereza Nvotová
Produced by Moloko Film (CZ), BFILM (SK)
Supported by the Czech Film Fund, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund

Best documentary:
Richard Müller: This is Not Me / Richard Müller: Nespoznaný (Slovakia, Czech Republic)
Directed by Miro Remo

Best director:
Václav Kadrnka for Little Crusader / Křižáček (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Italy)
Produced by Sirius Films
Coproduced by Artileria (SK), Česká televize (CZ), innogy, Barrandov Studio (CZ), i/o post  (CZ), Tempesta Film (IT)
Supported by the Czech Film Fund, the Film Foundation of Czech Television, RWE and Barrandov Studios, Eurimages

Best script:
Bohdan Sláma for Ice Mother / Bába z ledu (Czech Republic, Slovakia, France)
Directed by Bohdan Sláma
Produced by Negativ
Coproduced by Why Not Productions (FR), ARTILERIA (SK) , Česká televize (CZ), Rozhlas a televízia Slovenska (SK), Barrandov Studios (CZ), i/o post (CZ)
Supported by the Czech Film Fund, Creative Europe – MEDIA, Eurimages, CNC, Slovak Audiovisual Fund, Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic

Best actress:
Zuzana Kronerová for Ice Mother / Bába z ledu

Best actor:
Karel Roden for Prominent Patient / Masaryk
Directed by Julius Ševčík
Produced by IN Film Praha
Coproduced by Czech Television, ZDF/ARTE, RTVS
Supported by the Czech Film Fund, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Prague City Hall

The best audiovisual achievement:
Anna Krtičková, Marta Nováková for the artistic concept in 8 Heads of Madness/ 8 hlav šílenství (Czech Republic)
Directed by Marta Nováková
Produced by MARFAFILM
Supported by the Czech Film Fund

Innogy Award for the Discovery of the Year:
Tereza Nvotová for Filthy / Špína

Out of Cinema award:
Apolena Rychlíková, Saša Uhlová for The Limits of Work / Hranice práce

Special Mention:
Eva Zaoralová for extraordinary contribution to Czech film criticism