Mundane History, Anocha Suwichakornpong's biting critique of Thai society has won the Grand Prix (€20,000) of the NEW HORIZONS International Competition.
The Czech Republic will see two animation film festivals competing for attention in the upcoming weeks: Anifest, which moved to the town of Teplice, and Anifilm, which has been newly inaugurated in the former Anifest home town of Trebon.
A Finale Plzen main competition slot goes to the low-budget road movie Twosome directed by Jaroslav Fuit.
Robert Sedláček's satirical comedy Men in Rut, screening in the main Finale Plzen main competition, takes place during the "Deer-Luring" competition in a south Moravian village.
Irena Pavlásková directs bitter comedy An Earthy Paradise for the Eyes, from an autobiographical screenplay from Tereza Boučková, screening in the Finale Plzen main competition.
Unknown Hour, a Czech/Slovak co-production from director Dan Svátek screening in the Finale main competition, is based on a grisly story that captured news headlines in the Czech Republic.
Radim Špaček returns to the absurdism of Communist life in the 1980's in his Finale Plzen competition film Walking Too Fast (Pouta), a Czech/Slovak/Polish coproduction.
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