Burning Bush is the story of the political intrigue
and fight for freedom in communist Czechoslovakia
following the self-sacrifice by Jan Palach, the young
student who set fire to himself in Prague in January
1969, and the legal efforts of his family to clear
his name in the face of the oppressive communist
propaganda machine. The film was made for HBO
Europe as a three-part miniseries.
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival – screened
in the Special Events section; Toronto International
Film Festival – selected to be screened in the
Special Presentation section; Monte-Carlo TV
Festival – Golden Nymph for the Outstanding Actor
in a Mini-Series.