- Original title
- Running time
- 197 min.
- United States
Robert Bolt (Novel: Boris Pasternak)
Freddie Young, Nicolas Roeg
José María Caffarel,
Carlo Ponti. Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Drama. Romance. Adventure | Historical. Russian Revolution. Epic film. Romantic Drama
- Synopsis / Plot
- Based on the Nobel Prize-winning novel by Boris Pasternak, "Doctor Zhivago" covers the years prior to, during, and after the Russian Revolution, as seen through the eyes of poet/physician Yuri Zhivago (Omar Sharif). In the tradition of Russian novels, a multitude of characters and subplots intertwine within the film's 197 minutes. Zhivago is married to Tonya (Geraldine Chaplin), but carries on an affair with Lara (Julie Christie), who has been raped by ruthless politician Komarovsky (Rod Steiger).
: 5 Oscars: Ad. Screenplay, Art Direction, Cinematography, OST, Costume design
: 5 Golden Globes: Drama, Director, Actor (Sharif), Screenplay and Score. 6 Nom.
: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Director
: Cannes Film Festival: Nominated for Palme d'Or (Best Film)
: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Film, Actor (Richardson), Actress (Christie)
: National Board of Review: Top 10 Best Fims and Actress (Julie Christie)
: David di Donatello: Best Foreign Actress (Julie Christie), Director and Production
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