True Story of the Bridge on the River Kwai

  • 2000
  • TV-G

Former POWs of the Japanese Imperial Army tell the story of the construction of the Thai-Burma Railway, built between 1942 and 1945. Included: inaccuracies in David Lean's acclaimed 1957 film starring Alec Guinness as the purely fictional Col. Nicholson. Also: the brutal treatment of the Allied and Asian prisoners.

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Former POWs of the Japanese Imperial Army tell the story of the construction of the Thai-Burma Railway, built between 1942 and 1945. Included: inaccuracies in David Lean's acclaimed 1957 film starring Alec Guinness as the purely fictional Col. Nicholson. Also: the brutal treatment of the Allied and Asian prisoners.

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