- Title: Czech film â€œLittle Crusaderâ€ won the Karlovy Vary Film Festival
- Date: 9th July 2017
- Summary: KARLOVY VARY, CZECH REPUBLIC (JULY 8, 2017) (REUTERS) ***WARNING CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY*** MEDIA JEREMY RENNER KNEELING BETWEEN HIS AWARDS AND POSING FOR PHOTOS PHOTOGRAPHERS RENNER ASKING WOMAN AND GIRL TO HOLD THE AWARDS FOR HIM, TOGETHER POSING FOR PHOTOS CAMERAMEN VACLAV KADRNKA WITH HIS FATHER POSING FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS, HUGGING, KADRNKA'S FATHER CRYING PHOTOGRAPHERS TAKING PHOTOS (SOUNDBITE) (Czech) FILM DIRECTOR, VACLAV KADRNKA, SAYING: "We prepared this for four years and it was not an easy process but we managed to finish it and now we are here. Becoming the main prize is for me a great success. I never experienced anything like this and I am very excited now."
- Embargoed: 23rd July 2017 19:15
- Keywords: KARLOVY VARY film festival
- Location: KARLOVY VARY, CZECH REPUBLIC
- City: KARLOVY VARY, CZECH REPUBLIC
- Country: Czech Republic
- Topics: Arts / Culture / Entertainment,Film
- Reuters ID: LVA0076OZWIFH
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text:The 52nd International Film Festival at West Bohemian Karlovy Vary spa concluded on Saturday (July 8).
American actor and musician Jeremy Renner was awarded with the Festival's President Award during the closing ceremony. The actor introduced the new movie "Wind River", directed by Taylor Sheridan, in which he's starring.
Renner, who has recently broken his arms, was unable to hold his two Crystal Globe awards.
"Little Crusader", directed by Vaclav Kadrnka, won the Crystal Globe for the best feature film, along with the prize of $25,000. The film is a co-production between Czech Republic, Slovakia and Italy.
Every year the KVIFF presents around 200 films from around the world. Twelve of them are part of the main competition this year.
The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) is the largest film festival in the Czech Republic and the most prestigious film festival in Central and Eastern Europe.
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