Nothing if not ambitious, yet at war with itself stylistically. show more
Lean's classic is something of a picnic compared to The Railway Man, which contains horrific scenes of torture. show more
The Railway Man is well-acted and handsomely produced, but its honorable intentions are not matched with sustained emotional impact or psychological suspense. show more
Besides being an excellent movie, it's a true story with a heart warming ending. Jerry
Good movie but as was said, hard to watch sometimes and a little slow at the beginning . See it!
five stars for an excellent film. Provokes some serious thinking about WAR..and what it does to servicemen. Traumatizes their brains, disfigures their bodies and often KILLS them. Why is peace so difficult? Colin Firth is outstanding.