The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988) - Taste
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
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Successful surgeon Tomas leaves Prague for an operation, meets a young photographer named Tereza, and brings her back with him. Tereza is surprised to learn that Tomas is already having an affair with the bohemian Sabina, but when the Soviet invasion occurs, all three flee to Switzerland. Sabina begins an affair, Tom continues womanizing, and Tereza, disgusted, returns to Czechoslovakia. Realizing his mistake, Tomas decides to chase after her.

Attributes: Complex, Slow, Dark, Watch By Myself

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Release date: February 5, 1988

Runtime: 171 min

Director: Philip Kaufman

Writer: Philip Kaufman, Jean-Claude Carrière

Main cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin, Derek de Lint, Stellan Skarsgård, Erland Josephson, Pavel Landovský, Donald Moffat


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