David Lean

David Lean

Active - 1931 - Present  |   Birth - Mar 25, 1908  |   Death - Apr 16, 1991  |   Genres - Drama, Romance, Action-Adventure, Comedy, Documentary | Subgenres - Romantic Comedy, Biographical Film, Epic Film, Melodrama, Propaganda Film

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Sir David Lean was an English film director, producer, screenwriter and editor. Widely considered as one of the most influential directors of all time, Lean was mostly famous for his large-scale epics such as The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965) and A Passage to India (1984). He also directed adaptations of Charles Dickens novels Great Expectations (1946) and Oliver Twist (1948), and the romantic drama Brief Encounter (1945).

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