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2,630 Ratings

The Bridge on the River Kwai

Directed by David Lean
United Kingdom, United States, 1957
Action, Drama, War

Synopsis

English PoWs in Burma are forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. The commander overseeing construction tries to thwart the allies plans to blow it up.

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The Bridge on the River Kwai Directed by David Lean

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1958 | 7 wins including: Best Picture

1958 | Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

National Board of Review

1957 | 4 wins including: Best Film

BAFTA Awards

1958 | 4 wins including: Best British Actor

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