Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger
David Lean (Director), Robert Bolt (Screenplay)
Released: Dec. 22nd, 1965
Runtime: 3 hours, 17 minutes
Doctor Zhivago is the filmed adapation of the Russian novel by Boris Pasternak from director David Lean that was an international success and today deemed a classic. Omar Sharif and Julie Christie play two protagonists who in fact love each other yet because of their current situation cannot find a way be together.
I watched this once with my parents when I was a kid and thought it was the most boring thing I had ever seen. Before watching it the other night, I realized I wasn't mature enough to understand it a...
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A strong cast keeps the film moving along between battle sequences and impoverished circumstances, but for much of the film's running time the storyline feels less interesting in its own right and more so because it provides some fascinating and well-photographed visuals.