The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai 1957

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The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow up the structure, but Col. Nicholson , the commander who supervised the bridge's construction, has acquired a sense of pride in his creation and tries to foil their plans.

Released 1957-10-11
Runtime 161 minutes
Genre Drama, History, War
Stars William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald
Director Carl Foreman, Sam Spiegel, Stuart Freeborn, Pierre Boulle, Malcolm Arnold