An insight into the life of David Lean, whose drive and genius made him one of Britain’s greatest ever film directors. Featuring a compilation of rarely seen interviews and archive footage. Narrated by Sylvia Syms. David Lean is widely regarded as one of history’s greatest film directors. Epics like Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago and The Bridge on the River Kwai have left an indelible mark in film history, inspiring generations of cinema goers and filmmakers.