Last night I watched Doctor Zhivago for the first time. (The 1965 version, all 3hrs and 20mins). The costumes were so beautiful, especially the furs and coats of the character Tonya before the revolution. Julie Christie did not disappoint either, she was stunning. I think the most powerful part of the movie is the story itself.
There are so many things we take for granted, freedom of speech being one of them.
When Boris Pasternak published Doctor Zhivago in 1957 it was not met with praise or even approval. In fact he was watched by the KGB and threatened with arrest, for more information please read this article.
I loved Tonya’s coat in this scene, she made riding in a sleigh look not only warm and cozy but completely fashionable and a huge fur hood completely normal.
These scenes of the house covered in snow were breathtaking. Although they did make me cold. The snow sets such an amazing mood.