PG | | Adventure, Drama, War
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.
After a successful stunt test for the film's climax, where a Japanese soldier falls off the bridge into the river, stuntman Frank Howard was swept under the strong current during the actual shooting of the scene. Prop man Tommy Early dove in to save him but was... ...
Do not speak to me of rules. This is war! This is not a game of cricket!
After Lt. Joyce has decoded the message they got from the radio he is reading it to them while it's supposedly still raining but the raindrops are only splashing on the close side of the river and not on the far side closer to the opposite bank.
And introducing Geoffrey Horne
English, Japanese, Thai
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