Loves of a Blonde (Lásky jedné plavovlásky)
Loves of a Blonde (Lásky jedné plavovlásky) (1966)

Out in the Czech countryside, a shoe factory owner petitions the People's Army to station a division of soldiers in his town, where the women outnumber the men sixteen to one. The arrival of the troops is greeted with great excitement,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 26, 1966
DVD Release Date: February 12, 2002
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Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

This charming, offbeat Czech comedy, which was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, put director Milos Forman on the map.

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Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online

Milos Forman's breakthrough film is a haunting picture of life during the Communist era.

John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

Like Forman's Fireman's Ball, you won't remember much about the actual plot because it is secondary in importance

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Fernando F. Croce

The Czechoslovak Socialist Republic, factory and ballroom and kitchen and bedroom, shot in documentary-grays and peopled with deadpan, profoundly human homeliness

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Presumably, the film's supposed to be a quirky and revealing slice of life - but since the central character is never developed beyond the superficial, it's impossible to care about her.

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Jeremy Heilman

Forman somehow manages to craft comedy that neither veers from the challenges of realism nor reeks of shameless manipulation.

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Cole Smithey


Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

... its simple but meaningful story has captured the emotions of its subject in a timeless and real fashion.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

a funny, often moving depiction of the youthful romantic urge and the unfortunate disappointment that often follows

Flixster Audience Score: 85% Flixster User Reviews
Randy Tippy
A naive factory worker falls for a traveling piano player after a one night stand, only to have her heart broken when she travels to Prague and discovers that… More
Elvira B
<p><i>Loves of a Blonde</i> is the story of Andula, a (blonde) girl who lives in the Czech countryside in the 60s. In her village, there are… More
Michael Gildea
This film wasn't that engaging, but I really liked it.
Grifty G
I love how each act of this film focuses on different characters, a background character in one part of the film is a main character in another, without being… More
Pierluigi Puccini
Scenes like the one with the three male friends at one table and the female friends in another, plotting out ways to approach the ladies to ask them out without… More
Tom S.
Some really hilarious situations