The setting is Prague before and after the invasion by the soviets - not so timely anymore but still riveting. Read morePublished on July 22 2011
I thoroughly enjoyed this film. Like another reviewer, I saw this movie when it was first released and owned it on VHS. This movie has something for everyone. Read morePublished on Nov. 12 2010 by Johannes Doreleyers
I read the book of Milan Kundera and it was so so good !!!!! When i saw this movie it was so so awful !!!!! Very bad interpretation of this book and bad actors !!!! Read morePublished on Nov. 29 2008 by Christel Gabriel
One of the most haunting aspects of this movie is that my video store today has it under the "Adult entertainment" section which I thought was a joke. Read morePublished on June 30 2007 by Jenny J.J.I.
Kundera's novel The Unbearable Lightness of Being is absolutely amazing, and this film falls so far short of it. Read morePublished on May 7 2004 by "mysterylanguage"
It is long. It is quiet and full of life and fantastic performances. Movie that stays with you for the rest of your life. One should get some kind of prize for title alone. Read morePublished on Jan. 23 2004 by Annonimous
Do yourself a favor and read Kundera's book to fully appreciate the nuances of this movie, things like what "lightness" stood for (freedom of self and sexual expression). Read morePublished on Jan. 14 2004 by Nearly Nubile