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Great Expectations (1946)

UK 113m, B&W Director: David Lean; Cast: John Mills, Anthony Wager, Jean Simmons, Valerie Hobson, Alec Guinness, Martita Hunt, Finlay Currie Great Expectations is an exquisitely photographed drama about a … Continue reading

05/11/2014 · 2 Comments

Brief Encounter (1946)

UK 86m, B&W Director: David Lean; Cast: Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway, Joyce Carey, Cyril Raymond, Everley Gregg, Margaret Barton Brief Encounter is an unconventional love story that focuses … Continue reading

03/05/2014 · 2 Comments

Doctor Zhivago (1965)

US 197m, Colour Director: David Lean; Cast: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger, Alec Guinness, Tom Courtenay Doctor Zhivago is an epic romantic drama set against the Russian … Continue reading

08/20/2012 · 2 Comments

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

UK/US 216m, Colour Director: David Lean; Cast: Peter O’Toole, Omar Sharif, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins Lawrence of Arabia is based on the life of T.E. Lawrence, an archaeologist-turned … Continue reading

03/24/2012 · Leave a comment

A Passage to India (1984)

US 163m, Colour Director: David Lean; Cast: Judy Davis, Victor Banerjee, Peggy Ashcroft, James Fox, Alec Guinness Based on the 1924 E.M. Forster novel of the same name, A Passage … Continue reading

02/03/2012 · Leave a comment

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

UK 161m, Colour Director: David Lean; Cast: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa The Bridge on the River Kwai is a rousing British World War II epic which … Continue reading

05/26/2011 · Leave a comment