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Something Like Happiness

Something Like Happiness

by Bohdan Sláma

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The miracles of ordinary loves - and gifted filmmakers

Review: Something Like Happiness

The miracles of ordinary loves - and gifted filmmakers

Combining quality cinema with festival acknowledgement and box office success is a tricky task. It seems that Bohdan Slama has got the recipe with that film regarded as the pleasant surprise of 2005 

Pleased when the viewer is pleased

Interview: Bohdan Slama • Director

Pleased when the viewer is pleased

His films, he says, are everyday stories that are told by him and judged by the viewer. If they accept them, it’s fine. In any case, he has to move on and prepare yet another tale 

Initial instinct paid off

Interview: Pavel Strnad • Producer

Initial instinct paid off

Pavel Strnad had a good feeling before embarking on the project with Bohdan Slama, simply because he has seen his previous work 




international title: Something Like Happiness
original title: Stestí
country: Czech Republic
sales agent: Wild Bunch
year: 2005
directed by: Bohdan Sláma
screenplay: Bohdan Sláma
cast: Pavel Liška, Tatiana Vilhelmová, Anna Geislerová, Zuzana Kronerová, Marek Daniel

main awards/selection

EFA 2006selection
San Sebastian International Film Festival, 2005Golden Shell, Silver Shell for Actress Anna Geislerova
Athens International Film Festival, 2005Golden Athena
Film Festival Cottbus, 2005FIPRESCI Prize
Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinema, 2005Best Film

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