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The Bridge on the River Kwai

1957PG2h 41m8.1

British POWs are forced to build a railway bridge across the river Kwai for their Japanese captors in occupied Burma, not knowing that the allied forces are planning a daring commando raid through the jungle to destroy it.

During WW II, allied POWs in a Japanese internment camp are ordered to build a bridge to accommodate the Burma-Siam railway. Their instinct is to sabotage the bridge, but under the leadership of Colonel Nicholson they're persuaded the bridge should be built to help morale, spirit. At first, the prisoners admire Nicholson when he bravely endures torture rather than compromise his principles for the benefit of Japanese Commandant Colonel Saito, but soon they realise it's a monument to Nicholson, himself, as well as a form of collaboration with the enemy.

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Info about The Bridge on the River Kwai

Studio(s): Horizon Pictures

Originally Released: Dec 14, 1957

Production Country: United Kingdom

Box Office Gross: $2,760,714.00

Budget: $3,000,000.00

Genres:Adventure, Drama, War

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