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|Title Statement||Doctor Zhivago [DVD] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; a Carlo Ponti production ; produced by Carlo Ponti ; screenplay by Robert Bolt ; directed by David Lean.|
|Alternative Title(s)||Docteur Jivago|
|Additional Contributors||Ponti, Carlo,1912-2007|
|Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich,1890-1960|
|Publication||Burbank, CA: Distributed by Warner Home Video, Ã2010.|
|Extent of Item||2 videodiscs (200 min.)|
|Standard Number (UPC, etc.)||883929131938883929131938|
|General Notes||Contents of case in English and French.
Based on the novel by Boris Pasternak.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1965.
Double-sided disc must be flipped halfway through.
Special features: Disc 1: audio commentary by Omar Sharif, Rod Steiger, and Sandra Lean; new commemorative two-part 45th anniversary retrospective Doctor Zhivago: a Celebration ; Disc 2: Hour-long Doctor Zhivago: the making of a Russian epic; gallery of vintage featurettes including press interviews and a Geraldine Chaplin screen test; theatrical trailers.
|Production Credits||Director of photography, Freddie Young ; film editor, Norman Savage ; original music composed and conducted by Maurice Jarre. Documentary presented by Turner Home Entertainment.|
|Performance Credits||Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger, Alec Guinness, Tom Courtenay, Siobhan McKenna, Ralph Richardson, Rita Tushingham.|
|Audience & Ratings||CHV rating: PG.|
|Languages||English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles.English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.|
|System Details||DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (English, French), Dolby Digital stereo (Spanish); widescreen (letterbox, enhanced) presentation; region 1; dual-layer.|
|Contents||[Disc 1, pt. 1-2] The movie -- [disc 2] Special features.|
|Summary||Traces the life of surgeon-poet Yury Zhivago before and during the Russian Revolution. Married to an upper-class girl who is devoted to him, yet he finds himself in love with an unfortunate woman who becomes his muse. Zhivago becomes torn between fidelity and passion. Sympathetic with the Bolshevik revolution, but shaken by the wars and purges, he struggles to retain his individualism as a humanist amid the spirit of collectivism.|
|Subjects & Genres|
|By Topic||Surgeons--Fiction--Soviet Union|
|Men--Fiction--Conduct of life|
|Films for the hearing impaired|
|By Location||Soviet Union--Fiction--History--Revolution, 1917-1921|
|By Genre||Romance films|