1988 – The Unbearable Lightness Of Being

★★★★☆ USA. 2h31m. Drama / Romance. Directed by Philip Kaufman. Written by Jean-Claude Carrière, Philip Kaufman (screenplay) and Milan Kundera (“The Unbearable Lightness Of Being”). Cinematography by Sven Nykvist. Edited by Walter Murch. Music by Mark Adler. Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin, Derek de Lint, Erland Josephson, Pavel Landovsky, Donald Moffat, Daniel Olbrychski, Stellan Skarsgård.

Portrays Czechoslovak artistic and intellectual life during the Prague Spring, and the effect on the main characters of the communist repression that resulted from the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968.

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