Category Archives: Doctor Zhivago (1965)

Adapted from the novel of the same name, Doctor Zhivago tells the story of a physician and poet who serves Russia as a medic in WWI. Although married, Zhivago falls in love with a nurse, Lara, who is a political activist’s wife.

Doctor Zhivago: Mary’s Movie Night Review

A Doctor Zhivago review must first include a comment about its extraordinary success at the box office. Upon its release, Doctor Zhivago was so popular with its audiences that it remains as MGM’s second most profitable film. Guess which film is first? Gone with the Wind!

Both Gone with the Wind, released in 1939, and Doctor Zhivago in 1965  are epic movies adapted from books and set in times of immense turmoil that war brings and both include irresistible love stories. Continue reading Doctor Zhivago: Mary’s Movie Night Review