This attenuated made-for-television version of Boris Pasternak's classic novel won't erase rapturous memories of David Lean's 1965 epic with Julie Christie and Omar Sharif. As a Russian youngster, Yuri Zhivago (Sam MacLintock) crossed paths with entrepreneur Victor Komarovsky (Sam Neill), who drove Yuri’s father to financial ruin and suicide in 1897. Raised by relatives, Yuri grows up as compassionate as Komarovsky is ruthless. The unprincipled Komarovsky swims with the tide of every regime change and strings along several mistresses before falling for Lara (Keira Knightley), the teenaged daughter of his lover, Amalia Guishar (Maryam D’Abo). Although Amalia doesn't t...