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.
The real bridge on the River Kwai was destroyed in a bombing raid by Allied planes in June of 1945. The bombardier who actually dropped the bombs on the bridge was Paul Picerni, who was serving in the US Army Air Forces at the time and later became a popular ... ...
Attention, English prisoners! Notice I do not say "English soldiers". From the moment you surrendered, you ceased to be soldiers. You will finish the bridge by the twelfth day of May. You will work under the direction of a Japanese engineer, ...
When Major Warden is waiting with the mortar gun, the Thai woman helping him loads the gun twice, but it only fired once.
And introducing Geoffrey Horne
English, Japanese, Thai
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