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Ice Mother to dominate Czech Lion Awards 2017

Press releases 2018-03-12


The 25th Czech Lion Awards were handed out on 10th March 2018. Ice Mother directed by Bohdan Sláma and produced by Petr Oukropec and Pavel Strnad (Negativ) was awarded in 6 categories, including best film, best director, and best screenplay.

Awards for Ice Mother include: best film (producers Petr Oukropec and Pavel Strnad from Negativ), best director (Bohdan Sláma), best screenplay (Bohdan Sláma), best actress in a leading role (Zuzana Krónerová), best actor in a leading role (Pavel Nový), and best actress in a supporting role (Petra Špalková). 

Barefoot by Jan Svěrák received 4 awards, including best cinematography – Vladimír Smutný, best actor in a supporting – Oldřich Kaiser.

Filthy by Tereza Nvotová was honoured in the best editing category, and Milada by David Mrnka got the best costume design (Simona Rybáková) and best makeup and hairstyling (Andrea McDonaldová).

The best documentary feature award went to Cervena by Olga Sommerová, produced by Pavel Berčík (Evolution Films).

Magnesia Award for the Best Student Film was awarded to Michal Blaško for Atlantis, 2003.

The complete list of winners

Congratulations to all winners!