Lean, David

Lean, David
   b. 1908, Croydon; d. 1991
   Lean’s career as a director was preceded by a long apprenticeship in film-making which ingrained in him a commitment to detail and quality. Despite the simplicity of Brief Encounter (1945), Lean established his ability to charge a narrative with powerful dramatic emphases. Versions of Charles Dickens’s Great Expectations (1946) and Oliver Twist (1948), and later period dramas Madeleine (1950) and Hobson’s Choice (1954), show an interest in conflicting social and moral codes more evident in his later films. The late 1950s and 1960s brought the larger scale projects for which Lean is best known, including The Bridge on the River Kwai, Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago. While A Passage to India (1984) retained this sense of spectacle, his earliest works are arguably more assertive.

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  • David Lean — [David Lean] (1908–91) an English film director. His early films included ↑Brief Encounter (1946) and the Dickens stories ↑Great Expectations …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lean — (David) (1908 1991) cinéaste anglais: Brève Rencontre (1946), le Pont de la rivière Kwaï (1957), Lawrence d Arabie (1962), le Docteur Jivago (1965) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • David Lean — Données clés Naissance 25 mars 1908 Croydon  Royaume Uni Décès 16 avril  …   Wikipédia en Français

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