About

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.

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Directed by

David Lean

Written by

Robert Bolt (Screenplay)
Boris Pasternak (Novel)
Hugh Miller (Dialogue)

Runtime

200 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom, Italy

Language

English

Tagline

Turbulent were the times and fiery was the love story of Zhivago, his wife and the passionate, tender Lara.

Cast

Keywords

daughter world war i nurse loss of loved one epic love triangle forbidden love suicide attempt russian revolution step parents

Photos

Lists

#530 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#27 on Top 100 British films BFI

#7 on AFI's 100 years...100 passions AFI

Awards

Oscar for Best Music, Score - Substantially Original Maurice Jarre

Oscar for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium Robert Bolt

Oscar for Best Cinematography, Color Freddie Young

Oscar for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color Terence Marsh John Box Dario Simoni