The Czech Lion Awards 2018: Winter Flies is the absolute winner

24 March 2019

Czech Film

The Czech Lion Awards 2018: Winter Flies is the absolute winner

Czech Film

The Czech Lion Awards 2018: Winter Flies is the absolute winner

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At the 26th Czech Lion Awards held March 23 in Prague, Winter Flies picked up six prizes of its ten nominations. The Hastrman won four, Toman succeeded once.

Winter Flies, a road movie produced by Jiří Konečný (endorfilm) and directed by Olmo Omerzu, took home prizes for Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay (Petr Pýcha), Best Supporting Actress (Eliška Křenková), Best Supporting Actor (Jan František Uher) and Best Editing (Jana Vlčková).

The second successful film of the evening was Ondřej Havelka’s The Hastrman. A romantic thriller won Best Actor (Karel Dobrý), Best Cinematography (Diviš Marek), Best Music (Petr Wajsar) and Best Costume Design (Eva Kotková). The biggest favorite Toman, a historical drama directed by Ondřej Trojan, scored only the Best Film Poster Award, one of 14 nominations it received.

The Best Actress is Jenovéfa Boková (Moments), the prize for the Best Sound went to Domestique (Jakub Jurásek, Jan Šulcek, David Titěra). In the Best Documentary category was honored Šimon Šafránek’s King Skate. Respected author Jan Švankmajer and his son Václav were celebrated for the production design of Insect.

Last year’s TV Films and TV Series were honored at the gala evening for the fourth time. Dukla 61, directed by David Ondříček, won Best TV Film award, and Petr Zelenka’s Dabing Street succeeded in the Best TV Drama Series category.

The full list of winners and nominees:

Best Film
Winter Flies | Jiří Konečný
Golden Sting | Jaroslav Bouček
Jan Palach | Jan Maxa, Erik Panák, Silvia Panáková, Jan Schwarcz, Viktor Schwarcz
The Interpreter | Rudolf Biermann, Martin Šulík, Bruno Wagner
Toman | Ondřej Trojan

Best Director
Winter Flies | Olmo Omerzu
Insect | Jan Švankmajer
Jan Palach | Robert Sedláček
The Interpreter | Martin Šulík
Toman | Ondřej Trojan

Best Documentary
King Skate | Kateřina Černá, Šimon Šafránek
Nothing Like Before | Tomáš Hrubý, Pavla Janoušková Kubečková, Hanka Kastelicová, Lukáš Kokeš, Tereza Polachová, Klára Tasovská
The Russian Job | Petr Horký, Martin Jůza
When the War Comes | Dana Budisavljević, Jan Gebert, Alžběta Karásková, Hanka Kastelicová, Tereza Polachová, Radovan Síbrt
Wilder Than Wilderness | Marián Polák, Radim Procházka

Best Actress in a Leading Role
Moments | Jenovéfa Boková
Bear with Us | Ivana Chýlková
Jan Palach | Zuzana Bydžovská
The Hastrman | Simona Zmrzlá
Toman | Kateřina Winterová

Best Actor in a Leading Role
The Hastrman | Karel Dobrý
Jan Palach | Viktor Zavadil
Talks with TGM | Martin Huba
Toman | Jiří Macháček
Winter Flies | Tomáš Mrvík

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Winter Flies | Eliška Křenková
Bear with Us | Jana Synková
Patrimony | Tatiana Vilhelmová
Toman | Kristýna Boková
Winter Flies | Lenka Vlasáková

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Winter Flies | Jan František Uher
Golden Sting | Jan Hartl
Insect | Jiří Lábus
Jan Palach | Jan Vondráček
The Hastrman | Jan Kolařík

Best Screenplay
Winter Flies | Petr Pýcha
Bear with Us | Lucie Bokšteflová, Tomáš Pavlíček
Jan Palach | Eva Kantůrková
The Interpreter | Marek Leščák, Martin Šulík
Toman | Zdenka Simandlová, Ondřej Trojan

Best Cinematography
The Hastrman | Diviš Marek
Golden Sting | Vladimír Smutný
The Interpreter | Martin Štrba
Toman | Tomáš Sysel
Winter Flies | Lukáš Milota

Best Film Editing
Winter Flies | Jana Vlčková
Golden Sting | Anna Johnson Ryndová
Insect | Jan Daňhel
The Hastrman | Jan Daňhel
Toman | Vladimír Barák

Best Sound
Domestique | Jakub Jurásek, Jan Šulcek, David Titěra
Golden Sting | Marek Hart, Viktor Prášil
Insect | Ivo Špalj
The Hastrman | Jiří Melcher
Toman | Jiří Klenka

Best Music
The Hastrman | Petr Wajsar
Domestique | Cyril Kaplan, Kryštof Kaplan
Golden Sting | Jakub Kudláč
Toman | Michal Novinski
Winter Flies | Šimon Holý, Monika Midriaková, Paweł Szamburski

Best Stage Design
Insect | Jan Švankmajer, Václav Švankmajer
Golden Sting | Jiří Sternwald, Karel Vaňásek
The Hastrman | Petr Pištěk
The Magic Quill | Henrich Boráros, Robert Smolík
Toman | Tomáš Svoboda

Best Costume Design
The Hastrman | Eva Kotková
Golden Sting | Simona Rybáková
Jan Palach | Tomáš Chlud
The Magic Quill | Andrea Králová
Toman | Katarína Štrbová-Bieliková

Best Makeup and Hairstyling
The Magic Quill | Zdeněk Klika
Golden Sting | Jaroslav Šámal
Jan Palach | Jana Bílková
The Hastrman | Jana Červenková
Toman | Jana Bílková

Best TV Film or Miniseries
Dukla 61 (TV Film) | David Ondříček, Matěj Podzimek, Michal Reitler, Jakub Režný
Methanol (TV Film) | Tereza Kopáčová, Matěj Podzimek, Michal Reitler, Lenka Szántó
Rédl (TV Series) | Jan Hřebejk, Miro Šifra, Jan Štern

Best TV Drama Series
Dabing Street | Kateřina Ondřejková, Petr Zelenka
Professor T. | Bernd Alexa, Michal Blaško, Maja Hamplová, Matěj Chlupáček, Petr Jarchovský, Tomáš Mašín, Evita Naušová, Michal Samir
Vzteklina | Tomáš Bařina, Jan Stehlík, Josef Viewegh

Magnesia Award for the Best Student Film
One Hundred and twenty-eight thousand | Ondřej Erban
Apart | Diana Cam Van Nguyen
Home Sleep Home | Adam Koloman Rybanský
Sugar and Salt | Adam Martinec
The Night of the Agama | Tomáš Janáček

Best Film Poster
Toman
Bear with Us
Domestique
Insect
King Skate

Award of Film Fans
Smiles of Sad Men | Dan Svátek

An Extraordinary Contribution to the Czech Cinema
Věra Plívová-Šimková

An Extraordinary Audiovisual Achievement
Martha Issová (Dukla 61)

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