Doctor Zhivago is a 1965 epic drama-romance-war film directed by David Lean, starring Omar Sharif and Julie Christie. The film is loosely based on the famous novel of the same name by Boris Pasternak. It has remained popular for decades, and as of 2012 is the eighth highest grossing film of all time in the United States, adjusted for inflation. The film takes place mostly during 1912–1923 against a backdrop of World War I, the Russian Revolution and Russian Civil War, as the regime of Tsar Nicholas II is overthrown and the Soviet Union established. A narrative framing device, set in the late...
|Release date:||December 22, 1965|
|Directed by:||David Lean|
|Music by:||Maurice Jarre|
|Cinematography:||Freddie Young, Nicolas Roeg|
|Screenplay by:||Robert Bolt|
|Adapted from:||Doctor Zhivago|