Anna Geislerová

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. 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). 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.


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