Goebbels' mistress biopic top draw in best box office for 23 years
Czech cinema audiences amounted to more than seven million viewers in the first half of the year, representing year on year growth of 12 percent and amounting to the best box office performance since 1993. Among the three most popular films were two Czech films.
In first place was Lída Baarová [English title: Devil's Mistress], a biopic on the 1930s Czech actress and lover of Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels. The third most watched film was the Czech comedy Teorie tygra [Tiger Theory] about a man resolved to win back control of his life. Second place was taken by American action adventure comedy Deadpool centred on a special forces operative who turns mercenary after being left with accelerated healing powers by a rogue experiment.