„More good times! I have been to many places. I am like the bad penny. The minute that you are not learning I believe you are dead,“ are some of the famous quotes by the three Oscars winner, screen icon and the finest Hollywood actor Jack Nicholson. The handsome party animal reaches the ripe age of eighty on 22nd April.
World War II drama Anthropoid based on the outstanding true story of the Operation Anthropoid, the code name for the mission to remove SS officer Reinhard Heydrich, was totally neglected during the Czech Lion ceremony, despite the fact it depicts a story of an enormous historic importance.
The Czech Film Commission is the filmmakers’ first contact with the Czech Republic. It lures foreign film and TV projects, improves the communication between production teams and local authorities. The commission recommends suitable locations, helps to understand the filmmaking conditions and legislation, guides through the incentive programme. It currently encourages the opening of regional film offices and presents the Czech film industry in the prestigious magazine Variety, as well as at film festivals from Cannes to Los Angeles. Since 2017 it has been a department of the State Cinematography Fund.