|Thurs 4th February||10.30am|
Dir. David Lean | USA / Italy / UK | 1965 | 210 mins including short intermission after first 120mins
Cast: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger, Alec Guinness, Tom Courtenay
A ravishing Julie Christie stars in one of cinema’s great love stories; David Lean’s (Lawrence of Arabia) epic romance, based on the classic Boris Pasternak novel. Set against the turbulence of the Russian Revolution, In Moscow on the eve of the First World War, medical student Yuri Zhivago (Omar Sharif) meets the beautiful Lara (Christie), setting in train a fateful romance that turns their lives upside down. Featuring excellent supporting turns from Alec Guinness, Geraldine Chaplin and Tom Courtenay, Doctor Zhivago portrays at its heart an intensely human and passionate relationship, challenged by the weight of war.
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