The Bridge on the River Kwaï

by David Lean 2h41min United Kingdom 1956
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The Bridge on the River Kwaï
by David Lean

British POWs build a railway bridge across the river Kwai for their Japanese captors, oblivious of the Allies' plans to destroy it.

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[ MP4 HD - Stéréo 2.0 ]


  • William Holden : Shears
  • Alec Guinness : Le colonel Nicholson
  • Jack Hawkins : Le major Warden
  • Sessue Hayakawa : Le colonel Saito
  • And with: James Donald, Geoffrey Horne, André Morell, David Lean


  • Director David Lean
  • Scenario Carl Foreman , Michael Wilson, Calder Willingham
  • Original work author Pierre Boulle
  • Photo director Jack Hildyard
  • Set Design Don Ashton
  • Costume Design John Apperson
  • Sound John Cox, John Mitchell
  • Editing Peter Taylor
  • Original music Malcolm Arnold
  • Producer Sam Spiegel
  • Production Compagny Horizon Pictures
  • Distributor Sony Pictures

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio2,35:1
  • Printed film format70 mm
  • Original sound mixDolby
  • Production1956
  • Release date for France08/14/1957
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageJapanese
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