The Bridge on the River Kwai Poster

Release Date: December 18th, 1957

DVD Release Date: November 21st, 2000

PG|2 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
Adaptation of the Pierre Bouelle novel about POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American officers plot to blow up the structure, but the commander of the bridge's construction has different plans.

Cast: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Sessue Hayakawa, Jack Hawkins, James Donald, Geoffrey Horne, Andre Morrell, Peter Williams

Director: David Lean

Genres: War

Production Co: Horizon Films, Columbia Pictures

Distributors: Columbia Pictures

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