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The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai

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Oct 11, 1957 2h 41m
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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.

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