Saturday, September 1, 2012, 2:00 p.m.
Dir. David Lean. 1965, 197 mins, plus intermission. DCP. With Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger. Grand-scale moviemaking became Lean’s forte in the 1960s, and Doctor Zhivago was one of his grandest triumphs. Based on Boris Pasternak’s novel, this tale of a love triangle set against the Bolshevik Revolution is an astonishing feat, as emotionally involving as it is visually spectacular. Highlights include Freddie Young’s Oscar-winning cinematography and Maurice Jarre’s iconic score.
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