The Czech Republic has selected the road movie Všechno bude (Winter Flies), directed by Olmo Omerzu, to compete for best foreign-language film at the Oscars.
Although born in Slovenia, since his studies at Prague's FAMU film school, Omerzu has been firmly settled in Czech cinema.
Winter Flies, his third feature, was co-produced by the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia and Poland. The film premiered at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival where Omerzu took home the Best Director’s award.
Czech PM tells President Trump he wants to “make the Czech Republic great again“
March 15, 1939 – The day Czechoslovakia ceased to exist
Czech PM says meeting with President Trump is a “restart” in bilateral relations
Czech firms increasingly doing business with each other in euros
Prague tops post-communist capitals in Mercer quality of living survey