Director: David Ondříček
Writers: David Ondříček, Alice Nellis, Jan P. Muchow
Director of Photography: Štěpán Kučera
Editing: Jaroslaw Kaminski
Music: Beata Hlavenkova
Producers: David Ondříček, Kryštof Mucha
Country of production: Czech Republic, Germany, Finland
Runtime: 131 min
Production Year: 2021
Language: Czech
Subtitles: Greek

Cast: Václav Neužil, Martha Issová


The fascinating drama of David Ondříček shows the life of Emil Zatopek, a famous Czech long-distance runner and Olympic champion, a man who with impressive carelessness exceeded the limits of human capabilities and joined the giants who transferred the sporting event to the category of unforgettable stories.


David Ondříček

David Ondříček is one of the most successful Czech directors today. He made his directorial debut in 1996 with Whisper, which became the second most screened film of the year in the Czech Republic. He won the Advertising Award at the Cottbus European Youth Film Festival.