Winner of 7 Academy Awards including 1962 Best Picture and Best Director Winner of 4 BAFTA Awards including Best Film, Laurence of Arabia is celebrating it’s 50th Anniversary and to coincide with the event there is a special restoration cinematic release in state-of-the-art 4K resolution across the UK.
Directed by David Lean, it’s the story of Thomas Edward Lawrence, a young intelligence officer based in Cairo in 1916. When he is given leave to investigate the progress of the Arab revolt against the Turks in World War I he organizes a guerrilla army and leads the Arabs in harassing the Turks with desert raids, train-wrecking and camel attacks. Eventually, he leads his army northward and helps a British General destroy the power of the Ottoman Empire.
Edited by Anne V. Coates A.C.E, with music composed by Maurice Jarre the film is a masterpiece of cinema and the all star cast includes, Peter O’Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn and Omar Sharif.
We have two tickets to a screening of the film THIS Saturday (17th November) at 18:15 at The Empire in Leicester Square, London to bee shown in the original roadshow format, complete with Overture and Intermission. To enter, just answer our simple question…
THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED – Winner is John Forster.
Usual Terms and Conditions Apply. Editors decision is final. The winner will have to make their own way to the event. Closing date is Friday 16th November 2012.
Laurence of Arabia will be shown at special preview screenings from 17th November and across the country in cinemas from the 23rd November.