The Unbearable Lightness of Being

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Controversial account of a married Czech surgeon's torrid love affair in the midst of the 1968 Russian invasion. Intense performances!
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Controversial account of a married Czech surgeon's torrid love affair in the midst of the 1968 Russian invasion. Intense performances!

Original Release

02/05/1988

US Release

02/05/1988

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Cast

Directors

Philip Kaufman

Writers

Jean-Claude Carriere, Milan Kundera, Philip Kaufman

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis Tomas
Juliette Binoche Tereza
Lena Olin Sabina
Derek de Lint Franz
Stellan Skarsgard The Engineer
Erland Josephson The Ambassador
Pavel Landovský Pavel
Donald Moffat Chief Surgeon
Daniel Olbrychski Interior Ministry Official
Tomasz Borkowy Jiri
Bruce Myers Czech Editor
Pavel Slabý Pavel's Nephew
Pascale Kalensky Nurse Katja
Jacques Ciron Swiss Restaurant Manager
Anne Lonnberg Swiss Photographer
László Szabó Russian Interrogator
Vladimír Valenta Mayor
Clovis Cornillac Boy in Bar
Consuelo De Haviland Tall Brunette
Leon Lissek Bold Man in Bar / Bald Man in Bar

Producers

Bertil Ohlsson Executive Producer
Paul Zaentz Producer
Saul Zaentz Producer

Editors

Vivien Hillgrove, Michael Magill, Walter Murch, B.J. Sears

1989OscarBest Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium Nominated
1989OscarBest Cinematography Nominated
1989Golden GlobeBest Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1989Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
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