Petr Vaclav directed his first feature film Marian in 1996, the childhood tale of a young Czech gipsy growing up between prison and social services. The film won the Silver Leopard at Locarno and the Fipresci award, among other prizes. His next feature film, Les Mondes Parallèles, written with Marie Desplechin won
Best Czech Film of the Year. The Way Out, his third feature film, won seven Czech Lion Awards in 2015, including Best Film, Best Director, Best Script, and Best Actress. Petr Vaclav is currently developing his 6th feature ‘Il Boemo’.