Doctor Zhivago

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Doctor Zhivago - Awards

  • 1966 - Golden Globe: Best Original Score
  • 1965 - Oscar: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
  • 1965 - Oscars: Best Music, Score- Substantially Original
  • 1965 - Oscar: Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
  • 1966 - Golden Globe: Best Motion Picture Actor – Drama
  • 1965 - Oscar: Best Costume Design
  • 1966 - Golden Globe: Best Motion Picture – Drama
  • 1965 - Oscar: Best Cinematography
  • 1966 - Golden Globe: Best Motion Picture Director
  • 1966 - Golden GLobe: Best Screenplay

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Summary

Doctor Zhivago

A peerless filmmaker of substance and scale, David Lean directs Boris Pasternak’s tumultuous tale of Russia divided by war and hearts torn by love. 

Epic images abound: revolution in the streets, an infantry charge into no-man’s-land, the train ride to the Urals, an icebound dacha. Omar Sharif plays the title role, Julie Christie is his haunting, long-time love Lara and both are caught up in the tidal wave of history. Hauntingly scored by Maurice Jarre (who earned one of the film’s five Academy Awards®) and full of indelible performances, Doctor Zhivago is a moviemaking wonder.