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British POWs are forced to build a railway bridge across the river Kwai for their Japanese captors in occupied Burma, not knowing that the allied forces are planning a daring commando raid through the jungle to destroy it.

  • Released: 1957-12-14
  • Runtime: 161 minutes
  • Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
  • Stars: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins
  • Director: David Lean, Pierre Boulle, Carl Foreman, Michael Wilson