Picks and Pans Review: New and Exotic on Video

UPDATED 01/16/1989 at 01:00 AM EST Originally published 01/16/1989 at 01:00 AM EST

>•TOP PICK: THE UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF BEING After the Soviets invade his country in 1968, a womanizing Czech surgeon (Daniel Day Lewis) escapes to Switzerland. Later, he risks his life to return home and win back his wife. Despite its near three-hour length, this film of Milan Kundera's novel is a provocative mix of sex and politics. (Orion)

•IRON CURTAIN ACTION: RED HEAT Get ready for muscles, mirth and mayhem as Russian cop Arnold Schwarzenegger comes to Chicago to catch bad guys. (IVE)

•COMIC GAZPACHO: WHAT HAVE I DONE TO DESERVE THIS!? Spain's gifted wild man Pedro Almodovar writes and directs an erotic and vibrantly witty farce starring Carmen Maura as a wife who, for starters, kills her husband with a hambone. (Cinevista)

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