The Unbearable Lightness of Being

The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)

A lovers' story

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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.

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    Editing Walter Murch Editor
    Writing Philip Kaufman Screenplay
    Directing Philip Kaufman Director
    Production Saul Zaentz Producer
    Sound Mark Adler Original Music Composer
    Production Bertil Ohlsson Executive Producer
    Production Paul Zaentz Producer
    Production Paul Zaentz Associate Producer
    Writing Jean-Claude Carrière Screenplay
    Camera Sven Nykvist Director of Photography
    Art Pierre Guffroy Production Design
    Costume & Make-Up Pierre Guffroy Costume Design
    Writing Milan Kundera Author
    Editing B.J. Sears Editor
    Editing Michael Magill Editor
    Editing Vivien Hillgrove Gilliam Editor