Doctor Zhivago (1965)

8.0 / Rated by 4 people

Plot  The film takes place mostly against a backdrop of World War I and the Russian Revolution. A narrative framing device, set in the late 1940s to early 1950s, involves KGB Lieutenant General Yevgraf Andreyevich Zhivago (Alec Guinness) searching for the daughter of his half brother, Doctor Yuri Andreyevich Zhivago (Omar Sharif), and Larissa ("Lara") Antipova (Julie Christie). Yevgraf believes a young woman, Tonya Komarova (Rita Tushingham), may be his niece and tells her the story of her father's life.

When Yuri Zhivago is orphaned after his mother's death, he is taken in by his mother's friends, Alexander "Pasha" (Ralph Richardson) and Anna (Siobhán McKenna) Gromeko, and grows up with their daughter Tonya (Geraldine Chaplin).

In 1913, Zhivago, as a medical student in training, but a poet at heart, meets Tonya as she returns to Moscow after a long trip to Paris. Lara, meanwhile, is involved in an affair with the older and well-connected Victor Ipolitovich Komarovsky (Rod ...



Omar Sharif
Dr. Yuri Andreyevich Zhivago
Julie Christie
Lara Antipova
Geraldine Chaplin
Tonya Gromeko
Rod Steiger
Victor Ipolitovich Komarovsky
Alec Guinness
Lieutenant General Yevgraf Andreyevich Zhivago
Tom Courtenay
Pasha Antipov / Strelnikov
Siobhán McKenna
Anna Gromeko
Ralph Richardson
Alexander Maximovich Gromeko
Rita Tushingham
Tanya Komarova / "The Girl"
Bernard Kay
Kuril / "The Bolshevik"
Klaus Kinski
Kostoyed Amoursky
Gérard Tichy
Noel Willman
Geoffrey Keen
Prof. Boris Kurt / "Medical Professor"
Mark Eden
Engineer at dam
Erik Chitty
Old Soldier
Wolf Frees
Gwen Nelson
Female Janitor
Peter Madden
Political Officer


All Titles

Doctor Zhivago
English Original Title

Release Dates




Bultan rated Doctor Zhivago (1965) with 8.0 stars / 18.10.2015

montbravo rated Doctor Zhivago (1965) with 7.5 stars / 16.10.2015

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