The Bridge On The River Kwai

This intelligent and exciting WWII tale, masterfully helmed by Lean (at the start of his "epic" period), features a splendid performance from Guinness as Col. Nicholson, a British officer who has surrendered with his regiment to the Japanese in Burma in 1943. Martinet Nicholson insists that his men conduct themselves by the book and flatly refuses to cooperate...read more

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The Bridge On The River Kwai - Trailer
01:53 — Classic story of British POWs in a World War II Japanese prison camp who are forced to build a bridge, which an escapee is determined to prevent from (more…)
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Best Picture winner about British POWs who are forced by their Japanese captors to build a railroad bridge in World War II Indochina, where a battle of wills is fought between the ramrod Allied commander and the brutal camp commandant who faces death if th (more…)

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  • Review: This intelligent and exciting WWII tale, masterfully helmed by Lean (at the start of his "epic" period), features a splendid performance from Guinness as Col. Nicholson, a British officer who has surrendered with his regiment to the Japanese in Burma in 19… (more)

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