Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger, Tom Courtenay, Alec Guinness, Rita Tushingham, Klaus Kinski, Ralph Richardson
English; Russian; French
David Lean’s spectacular and lushly romantic epic based on the Nobel Prize-winning novel by Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago covers the years preceding, during and following the Russian Bolshevik Revolution, as seen through the eyes of charismatic poet/doctor Yuri Zhivago.
An orphan, Zhivago is caught in a love triangle, married to aristocratic Tonya, but later falling in love with the reactionary Lara.
Part of The First World War in Cinema, a five year project programmed in association with the University of Edinburgh.
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