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.
|Title||The Bridge on the River Kwai|
|Companies||Horizon Pictures, Columbia Pictures|
|Countries||United Kingdom, United States of America|
|Keywords||japan, based on novel or book, resistance, river, world war ii, prisoner of war, thailand, bridge, burma, bridge blowup|