<i>The Unbearable Lightness of Being</i>. 1988. USA. Directed by Philip Kaufman
  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being

    1988. USA. Philip Kaufman. 171 min.

Introduced by Kaufman, film editor Walter Murch, and Annette Insdorf, author of Philip Kaufman. Preceded by a book signing at 6:30 p.m. Books are available for purchase at the MoMA Store and at the screening.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 7:30 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1

  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being

    1988. USA. Directed by Philip Kaufman. Screenplay by Kaufman, Jean-Claude Carrière, based on the novel by Milan Kundera. With Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin. Kaufman’s visual and philosophical interpretation of Kundera’s novel is sensually photographed and superbly acted. In Czechoslovakia in the late 1960s, Tomas (Day-Lewis) struggles with his ambivalence about commitment and Communism, which both threaten to upend his personal and political realms. 171 min.

In the Film exhibition Filmmaker in Focus: Philip Kaufman

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