12-01-2015

The Way Out Tops Nominations for Czech Critics’ Awards

Written by
The Way Out by Petr Václav The Way Out by Petr Václav

PRAGUE: Fourteen films are competing in eight categories at the 5th edition of the CzechCritics´ Awards organized by the Czech Critics Association.

Petr Václav’s The Way Out has six nods and is followed by Jiří Mádl’s debut feature To See the Sea with five nominations and Andrea Sedláčková’s Fair Play, which represented the Czech Republic at the Foreign-Language Oscar nominations, with four.

All three films are competing for Best Film award while their directors are nominated for Best Director and Best Screenwriter awards.

The ceremony will take place in Prague´s Archa Theatre on 24 January and it will be broadcast by Czech TV 2.

Full list of nominations follows:

Best Film

The Way Out /Cesta ven (Czech Republic / France)
Directed by Petr Václav
Produced by: Moloko Film
Coproduced by: Czech Television, Cinema Defacto
Supported by the State Cinematography Fund – Czech Republic

Fair Play (Czech Republic / Slovakia / Germany)
Directed by Andrea Sedláčková
Produced by: Negativ
Coproduced by: Arina, Czech Television, RWE, Rozhlas a televízia Slovenska , i/o post, Barrandov Studios, DEPARTURES Film
Supported by the State Cinematography Fund – Czech Republic

To See the Sea/Pojedeme k moři
Directed by Jiří Mádl
Produced by: Bio Illusion
Coproduced by: Czech Television
Supported by the State Cinematography Fund – Czech Republic

Best Documentary

Gottland
Directed by: various FAMU students

Into the Clouds We Gaze/K oblakům vzhlížíme
Directed by: Martin Dušek

Magic Voice of a Rebel /Magický hlas rebelky
Directed by: Olga Sommerová

Best Director

Petr Václav - The Way Out/Cesta ven

Andrea Sedláčková - Fair Play

Jiří Mádl - To See the Sea/ Pojedeme k moři

Best Screenwriter

Petr Václav - The Way Out/Cesta ven

Andrea Sedláčková - Fair Play

Jiří Mádl - To See the Sea/ Pojedeme k moři

Best Photography

Štěpán Kučera - The Way Out

Martin Žiaran - Hany
Directed by Michal Samir
Produced by: Barletta Production

Jaromír Kačer - Places/Místa
Directed by: Radim Špaček
Produced by: Bionaut Films
Coproduced by:  Czech Television, PubRes, i/o post, Soundsquare
Supported by the State Cinematography Fund – Czech Republic

Best Actor

Bolek Polívka - Angels/ Andělé všedního dne
Directed by Alice Nellis
Produced by: InFilm
Coproduced by: Czech Television
Supported by the State Cinematography Fund – Czech Republic

Martin Finger - Krásno
Directed by: Ondřej Sokol
Produced by: love. FRAME
Coproduced by: Czech TelevisionMagicLab
Supported by the State Cinematography Fund – Czech Republic

Ondřej Nosálek - Us 2/ My 2
Directed by Slobodanka Radun
Produced by: Bionaut Films
Coproduced by: Czech Television
Supported by the State Cinematography Fund – Czech Republic

Matěj Hádek - Storyteller/Pohádkář
Directed by: Vladimír Michálek
Produced by: Marlene Film

Petr Šimčák - To See the Sea/ Pojedeme k moři

Best Actress

Klaudia Dudová - The Way Out/ Cesta ven

Tatiana Vilhelmová – Nowhere in Moravia/Díra u Hanušovic
Directed by Miroslav Krobot
Produced by: Evolution Films
Coproduced by: Czech Television ,RWE, Soundsquare
Supported by the State Cinematography Fund – Czech Republic

Judit Bárdos - Fair Play

Discovery of the Year - RWE Award

Klaudia Dudová – actress from The Way Out/ Cesta ven

Jiří Mádl - director and scripwriter of To See the Sea/Pojedeme k moři

Tomáš Pavlíček - director and scripwriter of Totally Talking/Parádně pokecal
Produced by: Masterfilm
Coproduced by Czech Television , FAMU
Supported by the State Cinematography Fund – Czech Republic