‘Unbearable Lightness of Being’ Improves on Novel

How do ‘unfilmable’ books become good movies? Very carefully

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Juliette Binoche and Daniel Day-Lewis, along with the dog Karenin, star in the 1988 film “The Unbearable Lightness of Being.” Photo courtesy of Orion Pictures

Todd Hill is a former journalist with 30 years of experience, much of it in film criticism, who misses neither journalism nor the film beat.

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