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Dr Zhivago

UK Release Date Friday, 27 November 2015
Director David Lean
Cast Julie Christie, Omar Sharif, Tom Courtenay, Alec Guinness
Distributor BFI Distribution


An epic romance set against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution, David Lean’s Doctor Zhivago is one of cinema’s great love stories.

In Moscow on the eve of the First World War, medical student Yuri Zhivago (Sharif) meets the beautiful Lara (Christie), setting in train a fateful romance that turns their lives upside down. Featuring excellent supporting performances by Alec Guinness, Rod Steiger, Geraldine Chaplin and Tom Courtenay (45 Years), Doctor Zhivago portrays at its heart an intensely human and passionate relationship, challenged by the monumental politics of tradition and war.

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