Classic Film Night: Loves of a Blonde

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Miloš Forman

Wednesday November 06, 2013


$12 General Admission, $9 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Miloš Forman

Hana Brejchova, Vladimir Pucholt

With sixteen women to each man, the odds are against Andula in her desperate search for love—that is, until a rakish piano player visits her small factory town and temporarily eases her longings. A tender and humorous look at Andula’s journey, from the first pangs of romance to its inevitable disappointments, Loves of a Blonde (Lásky jedné plavovlásky) immediately became a classic of the Czech New Wave and earned Milos Forman the first of his Academy Award nominations.

A low-key black-and-white ensemble comedy, Loves of a Blonde was cast predominantly with non-professional actors. The film was nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, drew a lot of attention to the “Czech New Wave,” and jumpstarted the international filmmaking career of director Milos Forman (One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Amadeus).

 

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Loves of a Blonde film poster

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

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

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