The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Drama, War


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After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.


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Director:

David Lean

Writers:

Pierre Boulle (novel), Carl Foreman (screenplay), Michael Wilson (screenplay)

Details

Release Date:

14 December 1957

Language

English, Japanese, Thai


Country of Origin

UK, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$44,908,000 (USA)

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