- First prize, Damascus International Film Festival 2008
- Three Czech Lions for Best Director, Best Screenplay and Audience Award 2007
- Special Jury Mention for Screenplay, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2007
"A fantastically witty, clever and truthful comedy about life, love, marriage and parenthood."
"Czech helmer Jan Svěrák has set a Czech opening weekend record...Critical acclaim has matched the numbers, with many calling the film the most emotionally mature script to come out of Svěrák and his father's long professional relationship"