Lawrence of Arabia (film) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Lawrence of Arabia is a 1962 British epic historical drama film based on the life of T. E. Lawrence and his 1926 book Seven Pillars of Wisdom. It was directed by David Lean and produced by Sam Spiegel, through his British company Horizon Pictures, and distributed by Columbia Pictures.Who is Lawrence of Arabia?
Those who only know T.E. Lawrence from the famous movie "Lawrence of Arabia" will find that there is much more to the man than his role in the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War.Will Westerners ever see Lawrence in Arabia again?
Now, it is a place that no Westerner will likely see for a very long time to come. Scott Anderson is a former war correspondent and the author of seven books including The Man who Tried to Save the World, Triage, War Zones and his acclaimed biography Lawrence in Arabia, which won the 2013 National Book Critics Circle Award.What is the main theme of Lawrence of Arabia?
Its themes include Lawrence's emotional struggles with the personal violence inherent in war, his own identity, and his divided allegiance between his native Britain with its army and his new-found comrades within the Arabian desert tribes.