‘Lawrence of Arabia,’ Mended, Returns to Screen and Blu-ray

No studio today would make a film like “Lawrence of Arabia” — 227 minutes long, featuring a cast of hundreds riding camels through the desert, shot on location (there were no computer graphics in 1962). Yet Sony Pictures’ new 50th-anniversary restoration — playing at the New York Film Festival on Sunday and in more than 600 theaters nationwide starting Thursday — seems fresh and modern, in its political themes and its stunning visual clarity.

Read More about how MTI Film helped restore 'Lawrence of Arabia' in the New York Times