Scene from the film Kolya
Scene from the film Kolya
Scene from the film Kolya
Scene from the film Kolya
Scene from the film Kolya


  • Czech Republic
  • France
  • United Kingdom
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The Oscar-winning film Kolya tells a story of a middle-aged Czech cellist is a skirt-chasing bachelor, who enjoys lifestyle free of responsibilities. Strapped for cash he agrees to a marriage of convenience. But after his new bride skips town, he is left to father her five-year-old Russian son, Kolya. Neither could be more unhappy with their predicament, especially since they don´t even speak the same language. But time and patience forma n unbreakable bond between this unlikely father-son duo.

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  • Original Title
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Zdeněk Svěrák
  • Cast
    Zdeněk Svěrák, Andrej Chalimon, Libuše Šafránková, Ondřej Vetchý, Stella Zázvorková, Ladislav Smoljak, Irina Bezrukova, Silvia Šuvadová,...
  • Cinematography
    Vladimír Smutný
  • Editing
    Alois Fišárek
  • Music
    Ondřej Soukup
  • Sound
    Zbyněk Mikulík, Pavel Rejholec
  • Runtime
    111 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
    • France
    • United Kingdom
  • Format
    • Colour
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