Jonathan Casey Spencer
over 1 year
I understand it is a classic, but I honestly did not enjoy this movie at all.
over 2 years
"Want some advice?", said the millstone to the barley; "adapt yourself."
over 3 years
Beautiful, beautiful. It's one of those few films encompassing a person's enthralling life
one of the rare good adaptation of a great russian novel
over 5 years
The imagery is exquisite and there's some great film storytelling but it is NOT subtle.
A classic, epic film that allows you to wallow in a whole world for an afternoon
Un clásico instantáneo. Preciosas fotografía y banda sonora.
Germán Sabina Serrat
over 6 years
La puta ostia en verso. ¿Quieren épica, quieren poesía? Pues que coño esperan para verla
Doctor Zhivago (Russian: До́ктор Жива́го) is a 1965 epic drama-romance-war film directed by David Lean and loosely based on the famous novel of the same name by Boris Pasternak. It has remained popular for decades, and as of 2010 is the eighth highest grossing film of all time in the United States, adjusted for inflation.
The film takes place, for the most part, during the tumultuous period of 1912–1923, the years which included World War I, the Russian Revolution and Russian Civil War, as the regime of Tsar Nicholas II was overthrown and the Soviet Union established. A framing device, from which the film is narrated, takes place some time in the late 1940s to early 1950s, though a specific date is never mentioned.
The film's framing device involves KGB Lieutenant General Yevgraf Andreyevich Zhivago (Alec Guinness) searching for the illegitimate child of his half brother, poet and doctor Yuri Andreyevich Zhivago (Omar Sharif), and his mistress Larissa ("Lara") Antipova (Julie Christie...