‘Unbearable Lightness of Being’ Improves on Novel

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

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

By Todd Hill

oes he love me? Does he love anyone more than me? Does he love me more than I love him? Perhaps all the questions we ask of love, to measure, test, probe, and save it, have the additional effect of cutting it short.”