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The unbearable lightness of being

Author: Philip KaufmanJean-Claude CarrièreSaul ZaentzDaniel Day-LewisJuliette BinocheAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Two-disc special edView all editions and formats
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Set in Czechoslovakia in the 1960's, the story revolves around a young doctor who has a way with women and an aversion to politics. He suddenly finds himself caught up in his country's political turmoil and in a crisis of commitment with the women in his life.
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Genre/Form: Romance
Erotic
Feature films
Romantic plays
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Erotic films
Drama
Film adaptations
Film and video adaptations
Teatro
Named Person: Milan Kundera; Milan Kundera
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Kaufman; Jean-Claude Carrière; Saul Zaentz; Daniel Day-Lewis; Juliette Binoche; Lena Olin; Derek de Lint; Erland Josephson; Pavel Landovský; Donald Moffat; Daniel Olbrychski; Stellan Skarsgård; Milan Kundera; Warner Home Video (Firm); Orion Pictures.; Saul Zaentz Company.
ISBN: 1419817140 9781419817144
OCLC Number: 63168121
Language Note: English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by Milan Kundera.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988.
Special features: Commentary by director/screenwriter Philip Kaufman, screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere, co-star Lena Olin and editor Walter Murch; "Emotional history: the making of 'The unbearable lightness of being'"; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Sven Nykvist ; editor, Walter Murch ; costume designer, Ann Roth ; production designer, Pierre Guffroy.
Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin, Derek de Lint, Erland Josephson, Pavel Landovsky, Donald Moffat, Daniel Olbrychski, Stellan Skarsgard.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 172 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, 2, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., surround, dual-layer.
Contents: Special features: Widescreen version presented in a "matted" format --
Commentary by director/screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere, co-star Lena Olin and editor Walter Murch --
"Emotional history: The making of the unbearable lightness of being" --
Theatrical trailer --
Language: English Dolby surround stereo ; French Dolby surround stereo --
Subtitles (feature film only): English, French, Spanish.
Other Titles: Unbearable lightness of being (Motion picture)
Responsibility: an Orion Pictures release ; the Saul Zaentz Company presents a Philip Kaufman film ; screenplay by Jean-Claude Carriere & Philip Kaufman ; produced by Saul Zaentz ; directed by Philip Kaufman.

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Set in Czechoslovakia in the 1960's, the story revolves around a young doctor who has a way with women and an aversion to politics. He suddenly finds himself caught up in his country's political turmoil and in a crisis of commitment with the women in his life.

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