Check out Darren’s review of his next Challenge movie – The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
This week on Movie Rob Challenge brings us the multi Oscar winning The Bridge of the River Kwai.
Writer: Carl Foreman, Michael Wilson (Screenplay) Pierre Boulle (Novel)
Starring: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Geoffrey Horne, Andrew Morell
Plot: After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men’s construction of a railway bridge for their captors – while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.
There may be spoilers the rest of the review
Verdict: Historical Classic
Story: The Bridge on the River Kwai starts by taking us to the remote Japanese Prisoner or War camp where a fresh batch of English soldiers are being moved in. Colonel Nicholson (Guinness) runs the unit who have to work under Colonel Saito (Hayakawa)…
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