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The Unbearable Lightness of Being: Special Edition

1988 Rated R 1hr 54m

In this Oscar-nominated adaptation of Milan Kundera's acclaimed novel, womanizing Czech doctor Tomas rethinks his decadent ways in the light of harsh new political realities after Soviet tanks rumble through Prague in 1968.

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Movie Details

1989 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture nominee
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Top 100 Passions
1989 Academy Award®
  • Best Cinematography nominee
  • Best Writing Adapted Screenplay nominee
Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1, Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1


English, Spanish (Neutral), French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary; making-of featurette; trailer. This film spans two discs; both discs will be shipped to you simultaneously.