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 NvotováProduced 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 FilmsCoproduced 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 SlámaProduced by NegativCoproduced 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 / MasarykDirected by Julius ŠevčíkProduced by IN Film PrahaCoproduced by Czech Television, ZDF/ARTE, RTVSSupported 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 NovákováProduced by MARFAFILMSupported 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