We regret to inform you that Zvents.com is closing its doors October 31st, 2014. We’re proud to have served the community for so long, but business pressures have forced us to make the difficult decision to close down Zvents.com and the Zvents Media Network. Thank you for supporting us over the years. For more on the closure of Zvents.com see this page.
Home | Register | Log In

Woodbridge, NJ

   [change my location]
  • Print
  • Share
Img_phold_gen_primary_no_add
Genre Drama
Running Time 171 min
Release Date Feb 5, 1988
Tags There are no tags.

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Successful surgeon Tomas (Daniel Day-Lewis) leaves Prague for an operation, meets a young photographer named Tereza (Juliette Binoche), and brings her back with him. Tereza is surprised to learn that Tomas is already having an affair with the bohemian Sabina (Lena Olin), 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.

Starring
Daniel Day-Lewis Tomas
Juliette Binoche Tereza
Lena Olin Sabina
Derek de Lint Franz
Erland Josephson Ambassador
Pavel Landovsky Pavel
Donald Moffat Chief Surgeon
Daniel Olbrychski Interior Ministry Official
Stellan Skarsgård The Engineer

Created by Zvents Zvents

Movie Theaters & Showtimes
Near:
No nearby showtimes
Reviews & Comments
USER REVIEWS
This movie currently has no reviews. Be the first to share your thoughts with others!

Hot Tickets Ticket More »