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Release Date: 10/02/1957 (GB)

Original Language    :    English
Release Date    :    10/02/1957 (GB)
Genre    :    Drama, History, War
Time    :    02 Hours 41 Minutes
Budget    :    $3,000,000.00
Revenue    :    $44,908,000.00

Movie: The-Bridge-on-the-River-Kwai-(1957)[826] 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.

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Written by John Chard on July 31, 2016
Colonel Bogey's Barmy Army. OK! Lets get it out there right away, for historical facts of the real Bridge on the River Kwai story, one should research elsewhere, this film is a fictionalised account of the said events. Sadly there are those out there who simply refuse to judge this purely as a piece of cinematic art - and cinematic art it is. A squad of British soldiers are held in a Japanese POW camp in the Burmese jungle. The respective Japanese and British leaders clash but an understanding is finally reached to build a bridge across the River Kwai. The importance of which could prove... read the rest.

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