Lawrence of Arabia is a 1962 British film based on the life of T. E. Lawrence, directed by David Lean. It is widely considered one of the greatest and most influential films in the history of cinema. The film depicts Lawrence’s experiences in Arabia during World War I, in particular his attacks on Aqaba and Damascus and his involvement in the Arab National Council.
During the First World War, Lawrence is stationed in Cairo; as a young intelligence officer, he is given leave to investigate the progress of the Arab revolt against the Turks in World War I. Lawrence launches a guerrilla war, blowing up trains and harassing the Turks at every turn. What unfolds is a fascinating story touted as
An Epic Masterpiece As You’ve Never Seen It Before!
Sir David Lean created many great films such as “Brief Encounter”, “The Bridge on the River Kwai”, “Doctor Zhivago”, “Ryan’s Daughter”, and “A passage to India”. However, Lawrence Of Arabia is probably his greatest film and to many, it is one of the greatest film ever made!
This landmark film is definitely special in that it captures the romance, danger, and allure of the desert in style. Lawrence Of Arabia is about a man who leads one life before being drawn to another, where his greatness and mystery existed in abundance.