Synopsis by Sandra Brennan
The rivalry between two teen-age cousins provides the framework for this sprightly Czech drama that is based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's short story Bernice Bobs Her Hair. The tale is set in a Czech village where two adolescent girls are staying with their grandmother. They spend their summer nights at outdoor summer dances and their days engaged in interesting activities. Maria is the worldly, confident one and she often teases the naive, more restrained Klara. Both of them want a boyfriend. One day Maria hears her grandmother complementing Klara's long braided hair. This makes Maria terribly jealous and soon she begins offering Klara some friendly fashion advice. But while Klara is innocent, she is not stupid and afterwards she gets sweet revenge on her cousin by attracting the love of the boy Maria wants.
relative, adolescence, competition, cousin, injustice, love-triangle, revenge, rival, romance, Summer, teenagers, vacation