The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
overview : Successful surgeon Tomas leaves Prague for an operation, meets a young photographer named Tereza, and brings her back with him. Tereza is surprised to learn that Tomas is already having an affair with the bohemian Sabina, but when the Soviet invasion occurs, all three flee to Switzerland. Sabina begins an affair, Tom continues womanizing, and Tereza, disgusted, returns to Czechoslovakia. Realizing his mistake, Tomas decides to chase after her.
Release Date : Feb 05, 1988
Runtime : 2h 51m
Companies : The Saul Zaentz Company
Countries : United States of America
Keywords : free love, based on novel or book, waitress, photographer, infidelity, loyalty, soviet union, soviet military, surgeon, prague, czech republic, lover, partnership, warsaw pact, communism, 1960s