Bridge on the River Kwai, The (1957) - Details

Bridge on the River Kwai, The

British WW2 prisoners of war are given the task, by their Japanese captors, of building a railway bridge in a harsh Asian jungle. Led by Col Nicholson, a stereotypical British officer, the prisoners score a moral victory over the Japanese by not only building the bridge, but running the whole show. Unknown to Nicholson, an allied demolition team are planning a spectacular opening for the bridge.


Adventure / Drama / War

Running Time

161m 11s