The film is a black-and-white existential drama based on true events, about a lesbian mass murderer who was the last woman executed in Czechoslovakia, in 1975.
I, Olga Hepnarova was very successful at home and abroad. It opened the Panorama section of Berlinale 2016, followed by invitations to 40 festivals around the world. The film received three awards of the Czech films critics, including the best directing award, and Michalina Olszańska won the Czech Lion for the best female leading role.
The film was produced by Black Balance and coproduced by Media Brigade, Alef Film and Media Group, Love.FRAME, Spoon, Barrandov Studios, Michael Samuelson Lighting Prague, FAMU and Arizona Productions.
International sales are handled by Arizona Films (France).
Alef Film and Media Group
Michael Samuelson Lighting Prague
Written and directed by Tomáš Weinreb, Petr Kazda
DoP Adam Sikora
Cast: Michalina Olszańska,Martin Pechlát, Klára Melíšková, Marika Šoposká, Juraj Nvota