Doctor Zhivago is famous for two things. It is directed by David Lean and it is an extremely long film, spanning around four hours. So yeah, watch it when you have a lot of time on your hands.
Doctor Zhivago is a movie that blew me away when I first saw it and continues to blow me away. When my father said: We're going to watch a four hour movie, I wasn't looking forward to it. But after the four minute interlude, I was hooked. The runtime really flows by.
The characters, the story, the pacing, the locations, the conflicts, the perspectives; none of them can be fully explained without just showing you the movie.
Omar Sharif is worthy of an Oscar in his portrayal of a worried doctor, Yuri Zhivago.
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