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The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Philip Kaufman

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Milan Kundera ... (novel)
 
Jean-Claude Carrière ... (screenplay) &
Philip Kaufman ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

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Franz
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The Ambassador
Pavel Landovský ...
Pavel
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Chief Surgeon
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Interior Ministry Official
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The Engineer
Tomasz Borkowy ...
Jiri (as Tomek Bork)
Bruce Myers ...
Czech Editor
Pavel Slabý ...
Pavel's Nephew
Pascale Kalensky ...
Nurse Katja
Jacques Ciron ...
Swiss Restaurant Manager
Anne Lonnberg ...
Swiss Photographer
László Szabó ...
Russian Interrogator
Vladimír Valenta ...
Mayor
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Boy in Bar
Leon Lissek ...
Bold Man in Bar
Consuelo De Haviland ...
Tall Brunette
Jacqueline Abraham-Vernier
Judith Atwell
Claudine Berg
Jean-Claude Bouillon ...
(as Jean-Claude Bouillion)
Miroslaw Beuer
Niven Busch
Margot Capelier
Victor Chelkoff
Monica Constandache
Jean-Claude Dauphin
Dominique De Moncutt
Bernard Lepinaux
Josiane Lévêque
Peter Majer
Charles Millot
Gérard Moulévrier
Jan Nemec
Charly Oleg
Sylvie Plantard
Olga Baïdar-Poliakoff
Christine Potter
Hana Maria Pravda
Romano
André Sanfratello
Jirí Stanislav
Milos Szoboda
Helenka Vernier
Marrian Walters
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Man walking on street outside Sabina's flat (uncredited)
Isabelle Noérie ...
Student (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Bertil Ohlsson ... executive producer
Paul Zaentz ... associate producer
Saul Zaentz ... producer

Music by 

Mark Adler

Cinematography by 

Sven Nykvist

Film Editing by 

Vivien Hillgrove Gilliam ... (as Vivien Hillgrove)
Michael Magill
Walter Murch
B.J. Sears ... co-editor

Production Design by 

Pierre Guffroy

Costume Design by 

Ann Roth

Makeup Department 

Suzanne Benoit ... key makeup artist
Rosalina Da Silva ... makeup artist: Lena Olin

Production Management 

Daniel Baschieri ... assistant unit manager
Frank Simeone ... unit production manager: USA unit
Daniel Szuster ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Eric Bartonio ... first assistant director
Simon Brook ... assistant director
Robert Kechichian ... second assistant director
Charles Paviot ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Jean-Michel Ducourty ... second assistant art director
Michael G. Ploog ... storyboard artist
Jean-Yves Rabier ... carpenter

Sound Department 

David Franklin Bergad ... sound editor
Mark Berger ... supervising re-recording mixer
Jean-Marie Blondel ... sound assistant
Todd Boekelheide ... sound re-recording mixer
Luis Colina ... sound effects editor
Ernie Fosselius ... foley editor
Ruth Hasty ... apprentice sound editor
Pat Jackson ... sound effects editor
Ann Kroeber ... sound effects
Barbara McBane ... dialogue editor
Christopher Newman ... production sound mixer
David Parker ... sound re-recording mixer
Philip Rogers ... sound recordist
Karen Spangenberg ... dialog editor
Alan Splet ... sound designer
Dianna Stirpe ... sound apprentice
Ewa Sztompke ... sound effects assistant
Gwendolyn Yates Whittle ... assistant dialogue editor

Special Effects by 

Jozef Ort-Snep ... trick photography

Camera and Electrical Department 

Phil Bray ... still photographer
Richard Brodet ... best boy electric
Philippe Houdart ... camera operator
George Michael Pantages ... gaffer: US production crew (as Michael Pantages)

Casting Department 

Marie-Sylvie Caillierez ... extras casting
Patricia de Oliveira ... casting: US production crew
Sarah C. Koeppe ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Donna Maloney ... wardrobe

Editorial Department 

Donah Bassett ... negative cutter
Jack Garsha ... color timer
Robert Grahamjones ... assistant editor

Music Department 

Mark Adler ... music arranger
Ernie Fosselius ... music arranger: Gevena production crew
Leos Janácek ... music: selected works from
Alan Splet ... music selection: Janacek's works
Jeffery Stephens ... assistant music editor

Other crew 

Patrick Boshart ... location scout
Kent Brown ... production assistant
Dennis Davidson ... Publicity campaign
Peter Kaufman ... assistant to the director
Walter Slater Murch ... production assistant

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