The Snake Brothers

The Snake Brothers (Czech: Kobry a užovky, literally Cobras and Grass Snakes) is a 2015 Czech crime drama film directed by Jan Prušinovský. The film is set in a small Czech town Kralupy nad Vltavou in central Bohemia, Czech Republic.

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Directed byJan Prušinovský
Produced byOndřej Zima, Jan Prušinovský
Screenplay byJaroslav Žváček
StarringKryštof Hádek, Matěj Hádek
Music byMatěj Matuška, Michal Čech
Distributed byFalcon
Release date
  • 19 February 2015 (2015-02-19)
Running time
111 Minutes
CountryCzech Republic
LanguageCzech
Budget20 million
Box office$384,725[1]

CastEdit

ReceptionEdit

The film has received generally positive reviews. It holds 74% at Kinobox, a Czech film review aggregator.[2]

AwardsEdit

The Screenplay was awarded by Film foundation in 2011.[3]

The film won Best Actor Award at 2015 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival for Kryštof Hádek. Kryštof noted that the award belongs to his brother Matěj too.[4]

In March 2016 the film won the Czech Lion prize for best film. It also won in the categories of Best Director (Jan Prušinovský), Best Cinematography (Petr Koblovský), Best Actor (Matěj Hádek) and Best Actor and Actress in supporting roles (Kryštof Hádek and Lucie Žáčková). It also won two non-statutory prizes for Best Poster Award and the Prize of film fans. It did not win another 6 nominations (best screenplay, editing, sound, set design, costumes and masks).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2015 Czech Republic Yearly Box Office Results". www.boxofficemojo.com. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Recenze filmu Kobry a Užovky". Kinobox.cz. Retrieved 26 December 2015.
  3. ^ Fila, Kamil. "Tenhle život na odstřel". Respekt. Retrieved 12 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Ve Varech bodovali Češi. Glóby si odnesli Třeštíková, Hádek a Mihulová". Novinky.cz. Retrieved 11 July 2015.