MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,932 this week

The Loves of a Blonde (1965)
"Lásky jedné plavovlásky" (original title)

7.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.7/10 from 4,301 users  
Reviews: 24 user | 36 critic

A factory manager in rural Czechoslovakia bargains with the army to send men to the area, to boost the morale of his young female workers, deprived of male company since the local boys have... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (story), 5 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 40 titles
created 02 Dec 2010
 
a list of 38 titles
created 31 May 2011
 
10!
a list of 40 titles
created 17 Mar 2012
 
list image
a list of 47 titles
created 28 Dec 2012
 
a list of 31 titles
created 26 Apr 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Loves of a Blonde (1965)

The Loves of a Blonde (1965) on IMDb 7.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Loves of a Blonde.
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Ragtime (1981)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.

Director: Milos Forman
Stars: James Cagney, Elizabeth McGovern, Howard E. Rollins Jr.
Valmont (1989)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an... See full summary »

Director: Milos Forman
Stars: Colin Firth, Annette Bening, Meg Tilly
Comedy | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

An apprentice train dispatcher at a village station seeks his first sexual encounter and becomes despondent when he is unable to perform.

Director: Jirí Menzel
Stars: Václav Neckár, Josef Somr, Vlastimil Brodský
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

One of the most important images of the Czech New Wave 60s, which was ranked among the top ten domestic films of all time. Feature debut screenwriter and director Ivan Passer is currently ... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Passer
Stars: Zdenek Bezusek, Karel Blazek, Miroslav Cvrk
Hair (1979)
Comedy | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Claude leaves the family ranch in Oklahoma for New York where he is rapidly indoctrinated into the youth subculture and subsequently drafted.

Director: Milos Forman
Stars: John Savage, Treat Williams, Beverly D'Angelo
Goya's Ghosts (2006)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.

Director: Milos Forman
Stars: Javier Bardem, Natalie Portman, Stellan Skarsgård
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The fire department in a small town is having a big party when the ex-boss of the department celebrates his 86th birthday. The whole town is invited but things don't go as planned. Someone ... See full summary »

Director: Milos Forman
Stars: Jan Vostrcil, Josef Sebánek, Josef Valnoha
Worth While (TV Movie 1966)
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Directors: Milos Forman, Ján Rohác
Stars: Rene Gabzdyl, Hana Hegerová, Vladimír Hrabánek
Documentary | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Milos Forman
Stars: Jan Vostrcil, Frantisek Zeman, Vladimír Pucholt
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Directors: Milos Forman, Ján Kadár, and 6 more credits »
Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The young couple Uli and Vanilla want to split up, but lust and money get in their way.

Directors: Milos Forman, Petr Forman
Stars: Petr Stach, Dása Zázvurková, Petr Písa
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Visions of Eight is a film about the personal dreams which make the Olympic Games transcend the physical into the spiritual... See full synopsis »

Directors: Milos Forman, Kon Ichikawa, and 6 more credits »
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Andula
Vladimír Pucholt ...
Milda
Vladimír Mensík ...
Vacovský
Ivan Kheil ...
Manas
Jirí Hrubý ...
Burda
Milada Jezková ...
Milda's Mother
Josef Sebánek ...
Milda's Father
Josef Kolb ...
Pokorný
Marie Salacová ...
Marie
Jana Novaková ...
Jana (as Jana Nováková)
Jarka Crkalová ...
Jaruska
Tána Zelinková ...
Girl
Zdena Lorencová ...
Zdena
Jan Vostrcil ...
Colonel
Antonín Blazejovský ...
Tonda
Edit

Storyline

A factory manager in rural Czechoslovakia bargains with the army to send men to the area, to boost the morale of his young female workers, deprived of male company since the local boys have been conscripted. The army sends reservists, mostly married middle-aged men - and the local beauty Andula, spurns those bold enough to try to win her, for the jazz pianist, newly come from Prague to perform. He seduces her and impresses her, telling her "most women are round, like guitars but you are a guitar by Picasso". Staying the night with him causes a lecture on a young woman's honour at her hostel so she throws over her other suitors and makes her way to Prague to find the young man. His protective Mamma and weary Pappa are not pleased when she arrives on the doorstep with her suitcase. Written by MK

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Romance | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 October 1966 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Loves of a Blonde  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

There are a number of cuts of this film, and it is impossible to know which one you are buying. The version in theatrical release in the US contained a sequence wherein Milda, the pianist, is tricked by a girl into climbing through a window into the bedroom of another couple, thinking he'll find her waiting for him. A version on videotape available in the US for many years cuts that sequence. The Czech DVD available now cuts that sequence and also cuts a sequence in which Milda tries to teach self-defense methods to Andulka in his room when they first meet in Zruc. See more »

Quotes

[repeated lines]
Milda: I don't have a girl in Prague. I don't have a girl in Prague.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Sodankylä ikuisesti: Elokuvan vuosisata (2010) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Simple and Touching Story
7 July 2005 | by (Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

Milos Forman's "Loves of a Blonde" which he made in Czechoslovakia in 1965 way before "Cuckoo Nest" and "Amadeus" tells a very simple bitter-sweet tale about a teenaged girl who works in a shoe factory in a small town. With sixteen girls to one man - her chances to find a man of her dreams were not very high. One evening, she meets an attractive and young piano player who tells her about Prague and compares her to a guitar that could've been painted by Picasso. After they spend the night together, he leaves and she travels to Prague to find him. The film has been one of my favorites for many years and my opinion did not change after I saw it again a week ago - funny, sad, tender, and realistic film about searching for love, broken promises, shattered hearts, and universality of hope.


34 of 38 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What are Milda's parents watching on TV? bfinkels
deleted scene gparr
Music? likeashark
Can you help me? p_radulescu
How did she find his home? junderbr
On IFC Oct. 5 + 16, 2009 Philmosaur
Discuss The Loves of a Blonde (1965) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?