Marek Najbrt’s Protector and 3 Seasons in Hell by Tomáš Mašín have both been nominated in 11 out of a possible 12 categories in the Český lev or Czech Lion national film awards. Kawasaki’s Rose by Jan Hřebejk is in the running for nine prizes. The nominations were announced on Saturday night at a ceremony at Prague’s Lucerna cinema that was broadcast live on Czech Television. The winners will be announced at Lucerna’s Grand Hall in a month’s time.
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