Andula, an innocent girl from a factory town, is desperately in search of love. She believes she’s found it when she beds Milda, a charming young musician visiting from Prague who is, however, only looking for a casual encounter. When Andula doesn’t hear from him, she packs up and heads to Prague.
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Rendere ricca una storia semplice è cosa per pochi, ma Forman tra quei pochi ha un posto assicurato. Andula somiglia veramente ad una chitarra dipinta da Picasso, mentre con ingenuità si rende protagonista di un film che riesce ad essere attuale anche oggi, mezzo secolo dopo la sua realizzazione. La regia copre con un velo ironico una pellicola di per sé un pò triste, ma che lascia una gran gioia agli occhi.
This movie very subtly portrays how being a young girl consists mostly of getting hurt and humiliated over and over, but it somehow also made me miss all that heartbreak and all that pathetic excitement. As O. W. said, "youth is wasted on the young".
'Loves of A Blonde' firmly holds its place as one of the classics of the Czech New Wave. Forman provides an interesting look at the dynamics of relationships and gender, providing the viewer with an interesting social and moral exploration alongside incredible cinematography and frames. This film fully makes you aware of the fleeting presence of life. A definite favorite.
A terrific work of quiet simple beauty. It reminded me why I love the works of the neorealist, a non-professional cast, with a slow moving but so humanistic plot. Quite hilarious as well! It reminded me of I Fidanzanti as well as Milos' follow-up The Firemen's Ball. A pure delight.