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Summary In 1968, a Czech doctor with an active sex life meets a woman who wants monogamy, and then the Soviet invasion further disrupts their lives.

The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 17 Critic Reviews
73
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 12 User Ratings
7.4
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Summary In 1968, a Czech doctor with an active sex life meets a woman who wants monogamy, and then the Soviet invasion further disrupts their lives.

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 17 Critic Reviews
73
59% Positive
10 Reviews
41% Mixed
7 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 17 Critic Reviews
73
59% Positive
10 Reviews
41% Mixed
7 Reviews
0% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 12 User Ratings
7.4
67% Positive
8 Ratings
25% Mixed
3 Ratings
8% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 12 User Ratings
7.4
67% Positive
8 Ratings
25% Mixed
3 Ratings
8% Negative
1 Rating

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Production Company The Saul Zaentz Company
Release Date Feb 5, 1988
Duration 2 h 51 m
Rating R
Tagline A Lovers Story.
Academy Awards, USA
2 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
2 Nominations
National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA
• 2 Wins & 4 Nominations