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The Bridge On The River Kwai (2008)


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Published: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2008]
Series: Columbia classics
Edition:  Collector's ed
Description:  2 videodiscs (ca. 167 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 1435912330, 9781435912335,
Language:  English

Based on Pont de la rivière Kwaï by Pierre Boulle

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957

Special features include: exclusive documentary--adaptation of Boulle's novel, casting, history of production, score, release, restoration ; original featurette: The rise and fall of a jungle giant ; USC short film introduced by William Holden; an appreciation by filmmaker John Milius; photo gallery

William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Ann Sears, Geoffrey Horne

British soldiers captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy

DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1, mono.; 2.55:1 anamorphic widescreen presentation; remastered in high definition

In English (Dolby digital 5.1 or original mono.) with optional French (Dolby digital 5.1) soundrack; optional English and French subtitles

Closed captioned

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Additional Credits:
Lean, David, 1908-1991
Spiegel, Sam
Wilson, Michael, 1914-1978
Foreman, Carl
Holden, William, 1918-1981
Guinness, Alec, 1914-2000
Hawkins, Jack, 1910-1973
Hayakawa, Sesshū, 1889-1973
Donald, James, 1917-1993
Sears, Ann, 1933-1992
Horne, Geoffrey
Boulle, Pierre, 1912-1994.
Columbia Pictures Corporation
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)

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