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The Resource The unbearable lightness of being, an Orion Pictures release ; the Saul Zaentz Company presents a Philip Kaufman film ; screenplay by Jean-Claude Carriere & Philip Kaufman ; produced by Saul Zaentz ; directed by Philip Kaufman, (videorecording)

The unbearable lightness of being, an Orion Pictures release ; the Saul Zaentz Company presents a Philip Kaufman film ; screenplay by Jean-Claude Carriere & Philip Kaufman ; produced by Saul Zaentz ; directed by Philip Kaufman, (videorecording)

Label
The unbearable lightness of being
Title
The unbearable lightness of being
Statement of responsibility
an Orion Pictures release ; the Saul Zaentz Company presents a Philip Kaufman film ; screenplay by Jean-Claude Carriere & Philip Kaufman ; produced by Saul Zaentz ; directed by Philip Kaufman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Set in Czechoslovakia in the 1960's, the story revolves around a young doctor who has a way with women and an aversion to politics. He suddenly finds himself caught up in his country's political turmoil and in a crisis of commitment with the women in his life
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Sven Nykvist ; editor, Walter Murch ; costume designer, Ann Roth ; production designer, Pierre Guffroy
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.S45
LC item number
U534373354 2006
PerformerNote
Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin, Derek de Lint, Erland Josephson, Pavel Landovsky, Donald Moffat, Daniel Olbrychski, Stellan Skarsgard
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1936-
  • 1931-
  • 1964-
  • 1950-
  • 1923-2012
  • 1936-2014
  • 1930-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kaufman, Philip
  • Carrière, Jean-Claude
  • Zaentz, Saul
  • Day-Lewis, Daniel
  • Binoche, Juliette
  • Olin, Lena
  • Lint, Derek de
  • Josephson, Erland
  • Landovský, Pavel
  • Moffat, Donald
  • Olbrychski, Daniel
  • Skarsgård, Stellan
  • Kundera, Milan
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Orion Pictures
  • Saul Zaentz Company
Runtime
172
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kundera, Milan
  • Kundera, Milan
  • Surgeons
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The unbearable lightness of being, an Orion Pictures release ; the Saul Zaentz Company presents a Philip Kaufman film ; screenplay by Jean-Claude Carriere & Philip Kaufman ; produced by Saul Zaentz ; directed by Philip Kaufman, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Milan Kundera
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features: Commentary by director/screenwriter Philip Kaufman, screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere, co-star Lena Olin and editor Walter Murch; "Emotional history: the making of 'The unbearable lightness of being'"; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Widescreen version presented in a "matted" format -- Commentary by director/screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere, co-star Lena Olin and editor Walter Murch -- "Emotional history: The making of the unbearable lightness of being" -- Theatrical trailer -- Language: English Dolby surround stereo ; French Dolby surround stereo -- Subtitles (feature film only): English, French, Spanish
Control code
ocm63168121
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 172 min.)
Isbn
9781419817144
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569734043
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
73404
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1205781
  • (Sirsi) o63168121
  • (OCoLC)63168121
System details
DVD, region 1, 2, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., surround, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The unbearable lightness of being, an Orion Pictures release ; the Saul Zaentz Company presents a Philip Kaufman film ; screenplay by Jean-Claude Carriere & Philip Kaufman ; produced by Saul Zaentz ; directed by Philip Kaufman, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Milan Kundera
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features: Commentary by director/screenwriter Philip Kaufman, screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere, co-star Lena Olin and editor Walter Murch; "Emotional history: the making of 'The unbearable lightness of being'"; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Widescreen version presented in a "matted" format -- Commentary by director/screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere, co-star Lena Olin and editor Walter Murch -- "Emotional history: The making of the unbearable lightness of being" -- Theatrical trailer -- Language: English Dolby surround stereo ; French Dolby surround stereo -- Subtitles (feature film only): English, French, Spanish
Control code
ocm63168121
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 172 min.)
Isbn
9781419817144
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569734043
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
73404
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1205781
  • (Sirsi) o63168121
  • (OCoLC)63168121
System details
DVD, region 1, 2, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., surround, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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