Oscar® Winner Best Forein Film (1996). A middle-aged Czech cellisti s a skirt-chasing bachelor, who enjoys lifestyle free of responsibilities. Strapped for cash he agrees to a marriage of convenience. But after his new bride skips town, he is left to father her five-year-old Russian son, Kolya. Neither could be more unhappy with their predicament, especially since they don´t even speak the same language. But time and patience forma n unbreakable bond between this unlikely father-son duo.