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Lawrence of Arabia 

Director: David Lean Country: UK
Cert: PG Year: 1962 Length: 216 mins Language: English/Arabic/Turkish
Lawrence of Arabia


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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.


open_quote Sweeping, epic, majestic, awesome, sumptuous, you name the grandiose superlative and you'll be right, with amazing performances and gorgeous visuals close_quote Empire

open_quote Grand in every sense, David Lean's film is an example of an established director full of confidence and ambition. close_quote Martyn Glanville, Bbc


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