This lush, epic film version of Boris Pasternak's Nobel Prize-winning novel, painted against a detailed backdrop of the Russian Revolution, is one of the most popular romances ever filmed. Omar Sharif stars as an introspective Russian doctor, exiled for writing poetry, who is forced into partisan service and separated from his only love (Julie Christie). Co-starring Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger, Alec Guinness and Tom Courtenay. Winner of 5 Academy Awards, including Best Cinematography. Directed by David Lean (Lawrence of Arabia, The Bridge on the River Kwai).