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'Doctor Zhivago': The Making of a Russian Epic (1995)

Omar Sharif narrates and others discuss the making of Doctor Zhivago.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Omar Sharif ... Himself - Host / Narrator
David Lean ... Himself (archive footage)
Geraldine Chaplin ... Herself
Olga Iwinskaja Olga Iwinskaja ... Herself (as Olga Ivinskaya)
Julie Christie ... Herself (archive footage)
Rod Steiger ... Himself
Ralph Richardson ... Himself (archive footage)
Siobhan McKenna ... Herself (archive footage)
Alec Guinness ... Himself (archive footage)
Boris Pasternak ... Himself (archive footage)
Carlo Ponti ... Himself (archive footage)
Sophia Loren ... Herself (archive footage)
John Box John Box ... Himself
Robert Bolt ... Himself
Maurice Jarre ... Himself


Omr Sharif narrates this documentary that delves into the making of Doctor Zhivago (1965). Included are various clips from the film, and a lot of behind the scenes footage of director David Lean and stars. We also hear several stories about improvised material, problems on the set and a whoile lot more. Written by Rhyl Donnelly

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Release Date:

23 December 1995 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Doutor Jivago: Filmando Um Épico Russo See more »

Filming Locations:

Georgia See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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