Director: David Lean
Writer: Boris Pasternak, Robert Bolt
Stars: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger, Alec Guinness
Countries: United States, Italy, United Kingdom, Liechtenstein
During the Russian Revolution, Dr. Yuri Zhivago (Omar Sharif) is a young doctor who has been raised by his aunt and uncle following his father’s suicide. Yuri falls in love with beautiful Lara Guishar (Julie Christie), who has been having an affair with her mother’s lover, Victor Komarovsky (Rod Steiger), an unscrupulous businessman. Yuri, however, ends up marrying his cousin, Tonya (Geraldine Chaplin). But when he and Lara meet again years later, the spark of love reignites.