The Movie That Made Me: A Sci-Fi Author On The 1962 Epic ‘Lawrence Of Arabia’

Lawrence of Arabia
From left to right: Anthony Quinn, Peter O'Toole and Omar Sharif in the 1962 film "Lawrence of Arabia." “Lawrence of Arabia” (1962)
Lawrence of Arabia
From left to right: Anthony Quinn, Peter O'Toole and Omar Sharif in the 1962 film "Lawrence of Arabia." “Lawrence of Arabia” (1962)

The Movie That Made Me: A Sci-Fi Author On The 1962 Epic ‘Lawrence Of Arabia’

What is the movie that “made” you?

Morning Shift brings listeners another installment of our summer series “The Movie That Made Me.” A guest comes on and talks about the film that had the biggest impact on their life.

So far we’ve heard from writers and comedians, radio personalities and movie nerds about their favorite films that stuck with them. And their choices have run the gamut, from the “Wizard of Oz” to “The Color Purple” to “Fatal Attraction.”

In the latest interview, sci-fi and fantasy author Nnedi Okorafor talks about the movie that made her: the 1962 epic film “Lawrence of Arabia.”