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During WWII, the Japanese forced Allied POWs to build a railroad, which included constructing a bridge on the River Kwai. This movie focuses on the clash between the military ethics of a British Colonel, the cultural expectations of a Japanese commander, and a plot to sabotage the structure.

MPAA Rating PG
Theatrical Release December 18, 1957
Cast Alec Guinness, Sessue Hayakawa
Run Time 161
1957 Sony Pictures

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