David Lean A Life in Film (1985)

Film details


David Lean has the reputation as one of the world's great directors won by such films as DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI and LAWRENCE OF ARABIA. After RYAN'S DAUGHTER (1970), he didn't make a film for 14 years. Now at age 76, he returns to the screen with PASSAGE TO INDIA (1985). This documentary traces the making of the film.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top