History 42nd festival

June 29 - July 7, 2007

Danny DeVito

Danny DeVito: The successful actor, director and producer Danny DeVito accepted the Crystal Globe for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to World Cinema at the festival. Czech audiences may know him not only from Miloš Forman’s One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest, but also from many comedies and as producer of the films Pulp Fiction and Erin Brockovich.


Grand Prix - Crystal Globe
Jar City / Mýrin
Director: Baltasar Kormákur
Iceland, Germany 2006

Special Jury Prize
Lucky Miles
Director: Michael James Rowland
Australia 2007

Best Director
Bård Breien
for the film The Art of Negative Thinking / Kunsten å tenke negativt
Norway 2006

Best Actress
Elvira Mínguez
for the film Pudor
Spain 2007

Best Actor
Sergej Puskepalis
for the film Simple Things / Prostyje vešči
Russia 2006

You can find a complete overview of KVIFF award winners in the final press release.

Poster 2007


Total accredited visitors: 12 071, of which:

  • Festival Passes 10 357
  • filmmakers 270
  • film industry professionals 863
  • journalists 581
  • tickets sold 135 759
  • screenings 480

Of the 250 films presented at the festival there were 9 world premieres, 33 international and 10 European premieres.

Renée Zellweger

Renée Zellweger: The Karlovy Vary festival was also attended by Oscar winner Renée Zellweger, who presented the film Miss Potter.

The Grand Jury

  • Peter Bart, jury president
  • Karl Baumgartner
  • Jean-Luc Bideau
  • Nandita Das
  • Daniele Gaglianone
  • Arsinée Khanjian
  • David Ondříček

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