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Bridge On The River Kwai (1957)


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4.5 out of 10 British movie classic
Philip from Dublin, 28 Jul 2009
A rare war movie that manages to be both rousing and thoughtful, there aren't many better examinations of the contradictions inherent in the military mindset. Guinness was never better in his role as the stubbornly proud but unimaginative commander of a group of British POW's tasked with building a bridge on the notorious Rangoon to Bangkok railroad. The action sequences are dated now and a bit silly, but its still great to see so many good actors and a great director at work. A true classic.
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4.5 out of 10 Must see
Victor from Dublin, 13 Feb 2010
From beginning to end, Alex and the boys keep you interested. Very real and believable. I don't give 10s
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4.5 out of 10 Great war movie
Kieran from Dublin, 01 Dec 2007
All-time great, a wee bit on the long side though but thats being harsh.
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3 out of 10 bridge on the river kwai
tony from Meath, 18 Mar 2008
just another war story
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What's it about....
The Bridge on the River Kwai opens in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp in Burma in 1943, where a battle of wills rages between camp commander Colonel Saito (Sessue Hayakawa) and newly arrived British colonel Nicholson (Alec Guinness). Saito insists that Nicholson order his men to build a bridge over the river Kwai, which will be used to transport Japanese munitions. Nicholson refuses, despite all the various persuasive devices at Saito's disposal. Finally, Nicholson agrees,...

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