The Unbearable Lightness
of Being

Dir: Philip Kaufman
Star: Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin, Derek de Lint

[5] The first ninety minutes are sorta fun; some inane dialogue ("Other womens' bodies will be our playthings") and a lot of designer Czech sex. Then, after some striking editing of documentary film of the Russian invasion and footage of the characters, it just dies. The loose ends are all tied up, but it goes ON and ON and ON for 153 minutes. The dramatic highlight of the second half is a dog being put down.

First half 6/10, second half 2/10

Unbearable about sums it up
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