Anna Geislerová

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Anna Geislerová
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Anna Geislerová at 44th KVIFF.
Born (1976-04-17) April 17, 1976 (age 38)
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Occupation actress
Years active 1990-present

Anna Geislerová, also known as Aňa Geislerová (born April 17, 1976, Prague, Czechoslovakia) is a Czech actress. She became well known for her double role of Eliška/Hana in movie Želary (2003) and as Anna in Navrát idiota (1999). A former model, Geislerová made her feature film debut at age 12.[1]

Career[edit]

Anna Geislerová's rise to national fame began at the early age of fourteen when she debuted in Filip Renč's Requiem pro panenku in 1991. Since then, the country has followed her career closely, watching her metamorphose into the Czech Republic's most recognized celebrity on the small and silver screen. Her numerous acting credits include Academy Award winner Jan Svěrák's Jízda in 1994 as well as the film adaptation of Michal Viewegh's internationally acclaimed novel Výchova dívek v Čechách (1997).[2]

Geislerová has been nominated four times for a Czech Lion (Czech Academy Award) winning twice; first for Best Actress in 1999 for her performance in Saša Gedeon's Navrát idiota,and again in 2003 for Ondřej Trojan's Želary, which was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

In 2004, she was named one as European films' Shooting Stars by European Film Promotion.[3] Anna Geislerová and her husband Zdeněk Janáček have a daughter Stella Janáčková, who was born 27 July 2007, and son Bruno Janáček.

Geislerová is part of the Shooting Stars jury 2010, which selected ten European up-and-coming actors from the group of nominees for receiving the Shooting Star Award 2010 in February at the Berlin International Film Festival.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role
1990 Pějme píseň dohola Tráva
1991 Requiem pro panenku Marika
1992 Přítelkyně z domu smutku Líba
1992 Fantaghirò 2 Queen of the Elves
1993 Fantaghirò 3
1994 Jízda Anna
1997 Výchova dívek v Čechách Beáta
1999 Return of the Idiot Anna
2000 Kytice Dornicka / Hata
2003 Želary Eliška/Hana
2005 Something Like Happiness Dáša
Lunacy Charlotte
Sklapni a zastřel mě Líba Zemanová
2006 Kráska v nesnázích Marcela
2007 Medvídek Anna
2008 Smutek paní Snajdrové Mrs. Snajderová
2009 The Case of Unfaithful Klara Professor Smidt
2010 Občanský průkaz Petra
2011 Nevinnost Lída
2013 Honeymoon

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
1995 Czech Lion Awards Best Actress Jízda Nominated
2000 Best Supporting Actress Návrat idiota Won
BAFICI Awards Best Actress Won[A]
2004 Undine Awards Best Young Actress in the New European Union Countries Želary Won
Czech Lion Awards Best Actress Won
2005 Golden Kinnaree Awards Won[B]
Silver Seashell Awards Štěstí Won
2006 Sun in a Net Awards Šílení Won[5]
Czech Lion Awards Best Supporting Actress Štěstí Won
2007 Best Actress Kráska v nesnázích Won
2008 Best Supporting Actress Medvídek Nominated
2011 Best Actress Občanský průkaz Nominated
2012 Nevinnost Won
2013 Líbánky Nominated
Notes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anna Geislerova". Film Movement. 
  2. ^ Ullrichová, Šárka (2007). "Anna Geislerová Interview". Prague Compass Magazine. Archived from the original on 30 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-30. 
  3. ^ "Anna Geislerová – Biography". Internet Movie Database. 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-30. 
  4. ^ Roxborough, Scott (11 November 2009). "EFP announces 2010 Shooting Stars jury". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 17 November 2009. 
  5. ^ "2006 - Winners". Slnko v sieti Awards. SFTA. slnkovsieti.sk. Retrieved July 08, 2014. 

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