Search Results for 'David Lean' (9 total)

Lawrence of Arabia

Directed by David Lean | Rated PG | 216 min | 1962

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and lead the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.


The Bridge on the River Kwai

Directed by David Lean | Rated PG | 161 min | 1957

After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.


Doctor Zhivago

Directed by David Lean | Rated PG-13 | 197 min | 1965

The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during the First World War and then the October Revolution.


In Which We Serve

Directed by Noël Coward, David Lean | 115 min | 1942

This "story of a ship," the British destroyer HMS Torrin, is told in flash backs by survivors as they cling to a life raft.


Brief Encounter

Directed by David Lean | 86 min | 1945

Meeting a stranger in a railway station, a woman is tempted to cheat on her husband.


A Passage to India

Directed by David Lean | Rated PG | 164 min | 1984

Cultural mistrust and false accusations doom a friendship in British colonial India between an Indian doctor, an Englishwoman engaged to marry a city magistrate, and an English educator.


Great Expectations

Directed by David Lean | 118 min | 1946

A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.


Oliver Twist

Directed by David Lean | 105 min | 1948

Based on the Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist is about an orphan boy who runs away from a workhouse and meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. Oliver is taken in by the pickpocket ...


Breaking the Sound Barrier

Directed by David Lean | Rated N/A | 109 min | 1952

Fictionalized story of British aerospace engineers solving the problem of supersonic flight.