Hřebejk and Jarchovský in Oscar race again with Kawasaki's Rose

Article published on Sept. 29, 2010
Article published on Sept. 29, 2010
The Czech Republic is submitting Jan Hřebejk’s Kawasaki's Rose as its contender in the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The Czech Film and Television Academy considered three films: Kawasaki's Rose, Tomaš Mašín’s 3 Seasons in Hell and Kooky by Jan Sverak. Kawasaki's Rose tells the story of a renowned scientist and former dissident who is about to receive a national honor.
The distinction sets into motion a number of events bringing to light his past, in which the communist state police coerced him into discrediting a former friend.

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