42nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

The 42nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival from June 29th to July 7th 2007. The Crystal Globe was won by Jar City, an Icelandic police detective film directed by Baltasar Kormákur. The second prize, the Special Jury Prize was won by Lucky Miles, an Australian drama directed by Michael James Rowland. Bård Breien was named Best Director. The Best Actress title went to Elvira Mínguez, and Best Actor to Sergey Puskepalis.[1]


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

Main competition


  • Dimitri Eipides, Chairman (Greece)
  • Anna Buccheti (Italy)
  • Anchalee Chaiworaporn (Thailand)
  • Manuel Grosso Galván (Spain)
  • Marko Škop (Slovak Republic)

East of the West

Official selection awardsEdit

Baltasar Kormákur winner of the 2007 Crystal Globe

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 - 42nd festival". KVIFF. Retrieved 14 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Final press release of the KVIFF (PDF)" (PDF). kviff.com. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  3. ^ Artel on IMDb
  4. ^ "FIPRESCI Awards 2007". fipresci.org. Retrieved 14 March 2018.