Ice Mother

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Made in Prague Film Festival

Highlights of Czech Cinema


Widowed Hana carries the groceries, looks after her grandchildren and cooks dinners for her self-centred sons. Never thinking about herself she carries on until she meets light-hearted Broňa, an ice swimmer, who lives in a camper van with his best friend Adele, a hen. Absorbed into Broňa’s swimming team, Hana gradually overcomes her fear of both life and icy water shocking her family and proving that it is never too late to change. Full of loveable characters, this heart-warming tragicomedy was nominated for both the European and the Academy Film Awards.


Followed by a Q&A with actor Pavel Novy

BBFC rating
12A
Year
2017
Running time
106 mins
Country
Czech Republic, Slovakia, France
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Director
Bohdan Slama
Cast
Zuzana Kronerova, Pavel Novy, Vaclav Neuzil, Tatiana Vilhelmova

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November 18th