Doctor Zhivago 1965

Critics score:
83 / 100

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Bosley Crowther, New York Times: Mr. Bolt has reduced the vast upheaval of the Russian Revolution to the banalities of a doomed romance. Read more

Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader: David Lean's 1965 adaptation of Pasternak's romance of the Russian Revolution is intelligent and handsomely mounted, though it doesn't use its length to build to a particularly complex emotional effect. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: Although its portentous historical drama evaporates once you return to the fresh air, watching it can be seductive. Read more

TIME Magazine: Literate, oldfashioned, soul-filling and thoroughly romantic. Read more

Cath Clarke, Time Out: Yes it's old-fashioned and sappy. But it's impossible not to swoon. Read more

A.D. Murphy, Variety: One of the most meticulously designed and executed films. Read more