The Unbearable Lightness of Being

18/05/1998
  |  Book Tickets: 06/07/2012
  |  Buy to Own: 18/05/1998
  |  Watch Now: 14/04/2013
  |  165 min
Rated 18 by the BBFC

Synopsis

Daniel Day Lewis stars as a playboy surgeon who falls in love and marries Tereza, whilst continuing an adulterous affair with Lena Olin. Set in Prague just before the 1968 Russian invasion, the three main characters cannot help but get involved in their countries' turmoil. They go to Geneva but return to Prague where Lewis is asked to renounce an anti-Communist article he wrote some years earlier, and in refusing he loses his job. Based on Milan Kundera's acclaimed novel.