Cinematheque . Film Schedule . THE UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF BEING
Shown in conjunction with ChamberFest Cleveland!
United States | 1988 | Philip Kaufman
Daniel Day Lewis is a womanizing Czech surgeon, Juliette Binoche his wife, and Lena Olin his mistress in Philip (The Right Stuff) Kaufman’s passionate, romantic, cerebral, and sensuous love story set in 1968 Prague at the time of the Soviet invasion. From the novel by Milan Kundera; cinematography by Sven Nykvist. DCP. 171 min.
Shown in conjunction with ChamberFest Cleveland Season 11, “Lightness of Being,” 6/14-7/1. Ten minutes of live chamber music will precede the film at 6:45.
Special admission $12; members, CIA & CSU I.D. holders, those age 25 & under, and those showing a ticket or ticket stub from a 2023 ChamberFest concert $9. No passes.
Thanks to Jessica Sherwood; for more information about this year’s ChamberFest, visit https://chamberfestcleveland.com/lightness-of-being/.
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11610 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
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General Admission: $11
Member: $8 (includes CIA and CSU I.D. holders)
Age 25 & under: $8 (proof of age required)
Additional film on the same day: $8 (or the member price for that film)
Note: Certain films cost more. Exceptions are noted.
No refunds unless screening is canceled.