Lawrence of Arabia
DetailsDirector: David Lean Country: UK
Cert: PG Year: 1962 Length: 216 minsLanguage: English/Arabic/Turkish
From the 1960s
Lawrence of Arabia is the classic film from David Lean starring Peter O’Toole and based on the autobiography from Thomas Edward Lawrence who during the first World War was on assignment by the British Empire in Arabia. The film would become a cult classic and is known today as a masterpiece.
Sweeping, epic, majestic, awesome, sumptuous, you name the grandiose superlative and you'll be right, with amazing performances and gorgeous visuals
Grand in every sense, David Lean's film is an example of an established director full of confidence and ambition.
Martyn Glanville, Bbc
Also showing as part of Alhambra Centenary