The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

Director
David Lean

Main cast
William Holden; Alec Guinness; Jack Hawkins; Sessue Hayakawa; James Donald

Genres
Drama, History, War

Description
A classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow up the structure, but Col. Nicholson , the commander who supervised the bridge's construction, has acquired a sense of pride in his creation and tries to foil their plans.


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