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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Cast & Crew

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Director:

David Lean

Writers:

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

Did You Know?

Trivia

Producer Sam Spiegel wanted to release the movie by the December 31, 1957 deadline for the movie to be eligible for Academy Award consideration for that year, but by early-December 1957, the movie had yet no music score and no composer. Spiegel hired Malcolm Arnold to ... ...


Quotes

Commander Shears: He's going to do it, believe me, he's really going to do it!


Goofs

When Shears leaves the village he is sent off in a boat with a driver. The next few scenes show him running out of supplies. But there is no driver, Shears is by himself.


Crazy Credits

And introducing Geoffrey Horne

Storyline

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Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Adventure | Drama | War

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