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.
David Lean and Sam Spiegel differed widely over the film's focus. Lean was more interested in the prison camp rivalry between Nicholson and Saito, while Spiegel felt the novel's action-adventure elements (namely the commando storyline, a subplot in the book) deserved ... ...
Kill him... Kill him!
Major Shears: KILL HIM! KILL HIM!
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