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Overall A

War can leave a mark on a man, and Eric Lomax (Colin Firth) has carried such a scar for decades. But would an opportunity to confront his former Japanese captor (Hiroyuki Sanada) help him to heal? Or would it just tempt the tormented man to take revenge?

Violence D+
Sexual Content A-
Profanity B+
Substance Use A

MPAA Rating: R for disturbing prisoner of war violence.

The Railway Man

The most recent home video release of this movie is August 12, 2014. Here are some details…

The Railway Man releases to home video n August 12, 2014.

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