The Bridge on the River Kwai (HBO)
2 hr 41 min
1957
HD
drama
adventure

The Bridge on the River Kwai (HBO): 

A highly principled British colonel becomes obsessed with leading a band of P.O.W.s to build a bridge at the behest of their Japanese captors in World War II Burma.

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The Bridge on the River Kwai (HBO)

Genres

drama, adventure

Runtime

2 hr 41 min

Release Year

1957

Rating Information

About This Movie

During World War II complications arise when a British Colonel is imprisoned with his troops by the Japanese and forced to labor in building a bridge. This is the story of men of different character and calibre, fighting for their beliefs and their lives. Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle.

Cast and Crew

Starring: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald

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