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The Railway Man

Rated R for disturbing prisoner of war violence.

R In Theaters 04/11/2014 , 116min.
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Plot & Details

Based on the remarkable bestselling autobiography, 'The Railway Man' tells the extraordinary and epic true story of Eric Lomax (Colin Firth), a British Army officer who is tormented as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II. Decades later, Lomax and his beautiful love interest Patti (Nicole Kidman) discover that the Japanese interpreter responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and set out to confront him, and his haunting past, in this powerful and inspiring tale of heroism, humanity and the redeeming power of love.

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