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 ... ...
I hate the British! You are defeated but you have no shame. You are stubborn but you have no pride. You endure but you have no courage.
At the first officers' meeting, Col Nicholson says Jennings' name right, then he says it as Jenning.
And introducing Geoffrey Horne
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