London: Portobello Pictures Ltd., Circa 1997. Vintage reference photograph of Jan Sverak and cinematographer Vladimir Smutny on the set of the 1997 film.
Set in 1988 Prague, during the last days of Soviet Occupation of Czechoslovakia, confirmed bachelor and lady's man, Louka, in need of money, agrees to marry a Russian woman seeking Czech citizenship, and ends up having to care for her sickly 5 year old son Kolya.
Winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film. One of the most successful films to have come out of the Czech Republic.
Shot on location in Prague, Czech Republic.
10 x 8 inches. Near Fine.
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