BFI: David Lean Website
No, not this web site, but one put together by the BFI (British Film Institute). An excellent web site containing lots of rare and intriguing artifacts for online viewing. This is a “must see” web site for any fan of David Lean or his films.
David Lean Foundation:
A foundation that provides grants to young filmmakers that is run by the trustree’s of Lean’s estate.
Internet Movie Database (IMDB): David Lean
IMDB’s listing for David Lean. Site contains small biography, complete listing of all his films to include cast/crew, technical aspects, trivia, plot summaries, and more.
LA Weekly: David Lean at 100: The talent behind the legend.
Article discussing the film career of David Lean on the eve of (what would have been) his 100th birthday.
Herald Tribune. David Lean, perfectionist of madness.
A brief article discussing the work of David Lean. Article was to coincide with the David Lean Retrospective playing at the Film Forum in NY.
Sense of Cinema web site. David Lean Profile
Written by Alain Silver, this is an excellent overview and analysis of David Lean and his films.
The online “community” encyclopedia lists Lean’s accomplishments with a brief history of his life. The majority of the information is correct though there are some “facts” that are inaccurate.
Lean Times: A David Lean Profile
An outstanding 3-part profile on David Lean written by Trevor Hogg for the web site Flickering Myth.
Click here to read each part: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.