Lists: Academy Award Best Foreign Language Film Winners

Brief Synopsis: "The Czech Republic Director Jan Sverák tells in this Oscar winning film the story of the disillusioned Prague man named Cellisten Louka, who after a fictitious marriage with a Russian emigrant must suddenly take responsibility for her son. However it’s not long before the communication barrier is broken between the two new family members."

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People Involved

  • Andrei Chalimon (Kolya)
  • Zdeněk Svěrák (František Louka)
  • Libuše Šafránková (Klára)
  • Ondřej Vetchý (Mr. Brož)
  • Stella Zázvorková (Loukas Mother)
  • Silvia Šuvadová (Blanka)
  • Ladislav Smoljak (Houdek)
  • Irina Bezrukova (Nadezda)
  • Eric Abraham (Director)