Filmmaker Ševčík completes shooting of adaptation of The Glass Room

The Czech film director Julius Ševčík has completed shooting on an adaptation of the novel The Glass Room by Simon Mawer, Czech Television reported. The book was partly inspired by Brno’s Tugendhat Villa, one of the most important Czech buildings of the 20th century. The movie features among others the Czech actors Karel Roden and Karel Dobrý.

Director Ševčík’s previous work A Prominent Patient, which was about politician Jan Masaryk, picked up 12 prizes at the Czech Lion film awards.

Author: Ian Willoughby