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3.6
2,103 Ratings

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Directed by Philip Kaufman
United States, 1988
Drama

Synopsis

Although married to childish beauty Tereza, overly amorous surgeon Tomas continues womanizing with the bohemian Sabina. The three get caught up in the events of the Prague Spring where their lives will change forever.

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being Directed by Philip Kaufman

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1989 | 2 nominations including: Best Cinematography

Independent Spirit Awards

1989 | Winner: Best Cinematography

National Board of Review

1988 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1989 | Winner: Best Screenplay - Adapted

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