Czech film actor, scriptwriter, director, and writer Zdeněk Svěrák ws awarded the president’s prize at the International Karlovy Vary Film Festival on Thursday for his lifetime contribution to cinema. The 78-year-old Czech, who won an Oscar in 1996 for the film Kolya in which he starred and directed, was given a standing ovation at the presentation in the spa town. Svěrák, whose films often contain a large dose of humour, said laughter was the main reward for his work.
Positive news for Czech consumers as EU readies anti-dual food quality rules
Czech town offered million hours of free porn in promotional move
Most successful ever Czech crowd funding project fuels relaunch of iconic Čezeta scooter
Proposed new Prague development framework sets urban targets for future decades
Floating Czech crown fails to realise worse fears