The Millennial Bee

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The Millennial Bee
A Thousand-year-old Bee.jpg
Promotional poster
Directed byJuraj Jakubisko
Written byJuraj Jakubisko
Peter Jaros (novel)
StarringJozef Kroner
Stefan Kvietik
Michal Dočolomanský
Jana Janovská
Music byPetr Hapka
CinematographyStanislav Dorsic
Edited byJudita Fatulová
Patrik Pass
Release date
  • 1983 (1983)
Running time
162 minutes
West Germany
LanguageSlovak, Czech

The Millennial Bee[1][2] (Slovak: Tisícročná včela, also known in English as The Bee Millennium), is a 1983 film made and produced in Czechoslovakia, West Germany and Austria. The film is based on a novel written by Peter Jaroš and was directed by Juraj Jakubisko. The film was selected as the Czechoslovakia entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 57th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[3]


Film awards[edit]

  • Italy XL. Venice Film Festival 1984
    • Golden Phoenix for The best art direction and cinematography
    • Catholic Prize
  • Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia FEST Belgrade 1984
    • UNICEF Prize
  • Spain IV. IFF Sevilla 1984
    • Grand Prize
  • Czechoslovakia Czechoslovak Journalists’ Prize
  • Czechoslovakia XXII. Film Festival Banská Bystrica 1984
    • Grand Prize

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "A Thousand-Year-Old Bee/The Millennial Bee". World Cinema Directory. Retrieved 1 November 2013.
  2. ^ "The Millennial Bee". San Francisco Film Festival. Retrieved 1 November 2013.
  3. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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