41st Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

The 41st Karlovy Vary International Film Festival took place from 30 June to 8 July 2006. The Crystal Globe was won by Sherrybaby, an American drama film written and directed by Laurie Collyer. The second prize, the Special Jury Prize was won ex aequo by the Bulgarian film Christmas Tree Upside Down, directed by Ivan Tscherkelov and Vasil Zhivkov, and by the Czech film Beauty in Trouble, directed by Jan Hřebejk.[1]


The following people formed the juries of the festival: [2]

Goran Paskaljević, Jury president

Main competition


  • Fabrizio Grosoli, Chairman (Italy)
  • Jana Boková (Czech Republic, Argentina)
  • Tine Fischer (Denmark)
  • Marek Hovorka (Czech Republic)
  • Guntis Trekteris (Latvia)

East of the West

  • Gulnara Abikejeva, Chairman (Kazakhstan)
  • Stefan Kitanov (Bulgaria)
  • Michaela Pavlátová (Czech Republic)
  • Ray Privett (USA)
  • Swetlana Sikora (Germany)

Official selection awardsEdit

The following feature films and people received the official selection awards:[1]

Other statutory awardsEdit

Other statutory awards that were conferred at the festival:[2]

Non-statutory awardsEdit

The following non-statutory awards were conferred at the festival:[2]


  1. ^ a b "History - 41st festival". KVIFF. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Final press release of the KVIFF (PDF in Czech)" (PDF). kviff.com. Retrieved 15 March 2018.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Views of a Retired Night Porter on IMDb
  4. ^ "FIPRESCI Awards 2006". fipresci.org. Retrieved 14 March 2018.