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Former Czech president Vaclav Havel directs first film

3 August 2010 Last updated at 08:07 BST

Vaclav Havel, dissident playwright, essayist and former president of the Czech Republic, has added another job title to his CV - that of film director.

The icon of democracy is currently directing his first feature film, called Leaving, about a politician trying to adjust to life after politics.

Rob Cameron went to visit the set in the town of Ceska Skalic.