The Unbearable lightness of being [videorecording] / 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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Summary: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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|Baker Richland Branch||DRAMA UNB DVD (Text)||37814002669639||VIDEO||DVD||None||03/01/2013||Available||-|
|Columbia Gorge Community College Library||DRAMA UNBE 1988 (Text)||33892002443639||DVD||DVD||None||05/24/2012||Available||-|
- ISBN: 1419817140
- ISBN: 9781419817144
- Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 172 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Two-disc special edition.
- Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 
- Copyright: ©1988.
Title from container.
Based on the novel by Milan Kundera.
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.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
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.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Director of photography, Sven Nykvist ; editor, Walter Murch ; costume designer, Ann Roth ; production designer, Pierre Guffroy.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin, Derek de Lint, Erland Josephson, Pavel Landovsky, Donald Moffat, Danile Olbrych, Stellan Skarsgard.
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.
|Target Audience Note:||
MPAA rating: R.
|Original Version Note:||
Originally released as a motion picture in: 1988.
|System Details Note:||
DVD, region 1, 2, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., surround, dual-layer.
English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Academy Awards, USA, 1989: nominated, Best Cinematography (Sven Nykvist); Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Jean-Claude Carrière, Philip Kaufman). BAFTA Awards, 1989: Best Screenplay - Adapted. Golden Globes, USA, 1989: nominated, Best Motion Picture - Drama; Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Lena Olin ). Independent Spirit Awards, 1989: Best Cinematography. National Board of Review, USA, 1989: Top Ten Films.
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