Loves of a Blonde

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Loves of a Blonde
Film under an alternate title
Directed by Miloš Forman
Produced by Doro Vlado Hreljanović
Rudolf Hájek
Written by Miloš Forman
Jaroslav Papoušek
Starring Hana Brejchová
Vladimír Pucholt
Vladimír Menšík
Music by Evžen Illín
Release dates
  • November 1965 (1965-11)
Running time 90 minutes
Country Czechoslovakia
Language Czech

Loves of a Blonde (Czech: Lásky jedné plavovlásky) is a 1965 Czechoslovakian film directed by Miloš Forman. It is also known under the alternate title of A Blonde in Love.


Andula is a working-class woman living in a fading Czech factory town. After a party she sleeps with Milda, a pianist with the band who was visiting from Prague. A famous line is uttered as they are lying in bed afterward. Andula asks what Milda meant when he said she was "angular." He goes on to explain that a woman is shaped like a guitar. "And you, you look like a guitar too," he tells her, "but one painted by Picasso." They part ways, and when she doesn't hear from him again, she packs up and arrives on his doorstep in the big city. Milda is not home, and she meets his parents, who don't know what they should do with her. Milda comes home early the next morning, and it becomes clear to Andula that she is not wanted, so she returns to her home.



The film was nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film and the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1967.[1] It was ranked #89 in Empire magazine's "The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema" in 2010.[2]

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