The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during World War I and then the October Revolution.
- Genre: Drama, Romance, War
- Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Carlo Ponti Production
- Keyword: love triangle, nurse, loss of loved one, based on novel or book, suicide attempt, world war i, forbidden love, stepparents, daughter, epic, russian revolution (1917)
- Cast: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger, Alec Guinness, Tom Courtenay