Something Like Happiness

Country

Czech Republic, Federal Republic of Germany

Copyright

2005

Production year

2005

Premiere

15 September 2005

Runtime

102 min

Category

film

Genre

psychological

Typology

featuretheatrical distributionlong

Original title

Štěstí

Czech title

Štěstí

English title

Something Like Happiness

Parallel title

Die Jahreszeit des Glück

Working title

Něco jako štěstí / Roční doba štěstí

Summary

A story of the relationship of two young people which gradually grows into true love. The story’s heroine is Monika, who must decide whether to follow her boyfriend to America or take care of the kids of her best friend Dáša, a single mother who suffers increasingly from a mental illness. Their common friend Toník becomes a supporting figure for her.

Crew and creators

Second Unit Director

Karel Bezděk

Assistant Director

Lukáš Viznar, Ondřej Kavalír

Screenstory

Bohdan Sláma

Screenplay

Bohdan Sláma

Dramaturg

Kristián Suda, Jan Otčenášek (šéfdramaturg ČT)

Director of Photography

Diviš Marek

Second Unit Photography

David Dolník, Prokop Králíček

Camera Operator

Jan Cerha

Production Designer

Petr Pištěk

Art Director

Jan Novotný

Costume Designer

Zuzana Krejzková

Make-Up Artist

Veronika Riehs /ž/

Film Editor

Jan Daňhel

Sound Designer

Jan Čeněk, Sebastian Schmidt (design zvuku), Erik Mischijew (design zvuku), Matz Müller (design zvuku)

Titles Designed by

Tomáš Machek

Producer

Pavel Strnad, Thanassis Karathanos (Pallas Film), Karl Baumgartner (Pallas Film), Jaroslav Kučera (šéfproducent ČT)

Production Manager

Jiří Konečný, Jiří Koštýř (ČT)

Unit Production Manager

Pavel Čechák

Production Manager

Jiří Konečný, Jiří Koštýř (ČT)

Music

Music Composed by

Leonid Soybelman

Selected Music

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Requiem)

Music Supervisor

Tomáš Hejtmánek

Songs

Be Innocent

Songwriter Andrei KornevLeonid Soybelman
Writer of Lyrics Leonid Soybelman
Singer Leonid Soybelman

I Love You

Songwriter Andrei KornevLeonid Soybelman
Writer of Lyrics Leonid Soybelman
Singer Leonid Soybelman

Tichá noc /Stille Nacht/

Songwriter Franz Xaver Gruber
Writer of Lyrics Václav Renč
Singer Dětský sbor Bohumila Kulínského

Dva kapuni

Songwriter lidová píseňJan Seidel /úprava/
Singer Kühnův dětský sbor

Production info

Original Title

Štěstí

Czech Title

Štěstí

English Title

Something Like Happiness

Parallel Title

Die Jahreszeit des Glück

Working Title

Něco jako štěstí / Roční doba štěstí

Category

film

Typology

featuretheatrical distribution

Genre

psychological

Origin country

Czech Republic, Federal Republic of Germany

Copyright

2005

Production Year

2005

Premiere

gala premiere 14 September 2005 (multiplex Palace Cinemas Slovanský dům, Praha)
distribution premiere 15 September 2005 /suitable for all ages/
premiere abroad 20 April 2006 (Berlín, Německo)

Distribution slogan

Tatiana Vilhelmová, Pavel Liška and Aňa Geislerová in a Bohdan Sláma film on the miracles of everyday loves.

Distribution

Bontonfilm

Technical info

Duration typology

feature film

Duration in minutes

102 min

Distribution carrier

35mm

Aspect ratio

1:2,35

Colour

colour

Sound

sound

Sound system/format

Dolby Digital

Versions

Czech

Dialogue languages

Czech

Subtitles languages

without subtitles

Opening/End credits languages

Czech

Awards

Vítěz

Event: Anketa českých filmových kritiků o nejlepší český film let 1990 – 2019

2020
Praha / Czech Republic

Vítěz

Event: Česká nominace na Cenu americké Akademie filmových věd a umění Oscar 2005

2005
Praha / Czech Republic