An Indian doctor is brought to trial, accused of raping a young Englishwoman while exploring the famed Marabar caves.
Alec Guinness and Judy Davis star in the sweeping drama of an English girl who travels to India andaccuses a native of rape. Nominated for 11 Academy Awards(r).
Academy Award-winning director David Lean ("Lawrence of Arabia," "Doctor Zhivago," "The Bridge On the River Kwai") tells the epic love story of a married Irish woman whose dangerous affair with a British soldier brings her accusations of betrayal. Set during the Irish uprising of 1916, this sweeping cinematic masterpiece, penned by Academy Award-winning screenwriter Robert Bolt ("Lawrence of Arabia," "Dr. Zhivago," "The Mission") received two Oscars, including Best Cinematography. Sarah Miles ("Blowup," "Hope and Glory"), who earned an Oscar-nomination for her portrayal of the love-torn wife, is joined by screen icon Robert Mitchum ("Cape Fear," "Farewell, My Lovely") and Oscar-nominee Trevor Howard ("Gandhi," "Mutiny on the Bounty," "Superman"). John Mills ("Goodbye, Mr. Chips," "Swiss Family Robinson") earned a well-deserved Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.
Set in coastal western Ireland, Ryan's Daughter is an epic love story about a young girl, married to a simple schoolteacher, who has an affair with a British soldier stationed in town.
Rosy has an affair with a British officer. Rosy's affair is discovered and the gossip spreads. Her father informs on some IRA insurgents, but the locals assume that Rosy is the informer and exact a humiliating punishment.
Lara inspires lechery in Komarovsky (her mother's lover who is a master at surviving whoever runs Russia) and can't compete with passion for the revolution of the man she marries, Pasha. Her true love is Zhivago who also loves his wife. Lara is the one who inspires poetry. The story is narrated by Zhivago's half brother Yevgraf, who has made his career in the Soviet Army. At the beginning of the film he is about to meet a young woman he believes may be the long lost daughter of Lara and Zhivago.
Omar Sharif stars in the title role as an orphaned youth who grows up to marry the daughter of his adoptive parents, but falls in love with a beautiful dressmaker.