Radim Špaček

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Radim Špaček in 2007

Radim Špaček (born 13 October 1973, in Ostrava) is a Czech director, producent and actor best known for film Walking Too Fast. He is the only director who has received both Czech Lion and Fluffy Lion.[1] His father Ladislav Špaček is an Etiquette expert, journalist and former Spokesperson of Václav Havel.[2][3]

Biography

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Hegraduated at Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. His debut was 1998 film Rapid Eye Movement which received Fluffy Lion an atiaward for the worst Czech film of the year. After this film he directed multiple documentary programmes. He also worked with his father on a television programme Etiquette.[4]

He made his next film Walking Too Fast in 2013. The film has received multiple Czech Lion Awards including the one for the best Czech film of the year.[5]

Filmography

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Films

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Year Film Genre Notes
1998 Rapid Eye Movement Experimental Fluffy Lion
2010 Walking Too Fast Thriller 5 Czech Lion Awards
2014 Places[6] Drama
2018 Golden Sting Sport romantic drama
2023 In the Pines[7] Crime film Based on a case of real-life serial killer Viktor Kalvoda.

References

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  1. ^ "Rozhovor s Radimem Špačkem". www.radioservis-as.cz. Retrieved 25 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Můj syn, homosexuál". Novinky.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 25 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Český lev v zajetí Pout". Retrieved 25 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Radim Špaček". ČSFD.cz. Retrieved 25 August 2016.
  5. ^ "Nejlepším filmem jsou Pouta. Českého lva za ně dostal i redaktor LN | Kultura". Lidovky.cz. 5 March 2011. Retrieved 25 August 2016.
  6. ^ "Radim Špaček dokončil film Místa. Příběh o lásce a dospívání. | Proti šedi". www.protisedi.cz. Retrieved 25 August 2016.
  7. ^ "Radim Špaček chystá podle skutečnosti film Lesní vrah". iDNES.cz. 4 May 2015. Retrieved 25 August 2016.