Family Film

The story of two teenagers who become entangled in the snares of freedom during their parents' vacation, and the best Czech film of 2016 according to film critics.

Rodinný film
Czechia, Germany, Slovenia, France, Slovakia 2015
95 min.
  • This film is available in the following territories: Czechia, Slovakia.

What are the various forms a family can take? The departure of the parents on an exotic holiday is the catalyst of events that chiefly impact their two teenage children, particularly when the parents suddenly break off all communication with Prague while sailing round the islands of Indonesia. This black-humoured drama ironises the family film genre and keeps the viewer guessing as to which way the plot will turn.

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Director: Olmo Omerzu
Screenplay: Olmo Omerzu, Nebojša Pop-Tasić
Cinematography: Lukáš Milota
Music: Šimon Holý
Sound: Johannes Doberenz, Florian Marquardt, Daniel Němec
Editing: Janka Vlčková
Production Design: Iva Němcová
Producer: Jiří Konečný, Christoph Kukula
Co-production: Eike Goreczka, Boštjan Ikovic, Julie Gayetová
Costumes: Marjetka Kürner Kalous
Cast: Karel Roden, Vanda Hybnerová, Daniel Kadlec, Jenovéfa Boková, Martin Pechlát, Eliška Křenková

Czech Film Critic Awards

2016 – Jiří Konečný (Best Film)

Czech Film Critic Awards

2016 – Nebojša Pop-Tasić, Olmo Omerzu (Best screenplay)

Tokyo International Film Festival

2015 – Olmo Omerzu (Best Artistic Contribution Award)

  • This film is available in the following territories: Czechia, Slovakia.