Riveting, fact-based tale of Allied POWs in Burma is an excellent companion piece to the 1957 Best Picture "The Bridge on the River Kwai." Robert Carlyle and Ciaran McMenamin star as British officers at odds on how to deal with their Japanese captors. McMenamin portrays Capt. Ernest Gordon, on whose 1962 novel, "Miracle on the River Kwai," the film is based. Kiefer Sutherland costars as an American prisoner. Mark Strong, Sakae Kimura, Masayuki Yui, James Cosmo, John Gregg.