PRAGUE: Czech/Slovak coproduction The Glass Room, directed by Julius Ševčík, has wrapped shooting. The film stars acclaimed European and Czech actors. Renowned Polish editor Jaroslaw Kaminski (Ida and Cold War, both produced by Opus Film) is editing, while Oscar-nominated Spanish composer Javier Navarrete (Pan’s Labyrinth) will do the score.
The film stars European and Czech actors Carice van Houten, Hanna Alström, Claes Bang, Karel Roden, Alexandra Borbély and Karel Dobrý alongside Czech and Slovak actors.
The Glass Room / Skleněný pokoj is an adaptation from British author Simon Mawer’s bestseller that was inspired by dramatic events of the 20th century and by the birth of an iconic architectural gem – the Tugendhat Villa in Brno.
The film is made by the team of Prominent Patient, directed by Julius Ševčík and produced by Infilm, winner of 12 Czech Lion Awards in 2017. Rudolf Biermann’s IN Film is producing in coproduction with the Czech Television, Igor Rattaj’s firm Investito and the Slovak TV channel JOJ.
The City of Brno, the Czech Republic’s film incentives scheme under the Czech Film Fund and the MEDIA sub-programme of Creative Europe supported the project. The film is made in partnership with Hotel Emblem and the Czech Airlines.
Shooting started in March 2018. Bioscop will release the film in spring 2019.
Credits:Director: Julius ŠevčíkScriptwriter: Andrew ShawDoP: Martin ŠtrbaComposer: Javier NavarreteEditor: Jaroslaw KaminskiCast: Carice van Houten, Hanna Alström, Claes Bang, Karel Roden, Alexandra Borbély, Karel Dobrý, Roland Møller, Jana Plodková, Karel Dobrý, Marián Mitaš, Zuzana Fialová, Martin Hoffmann