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Can you stream the Drama, History & War movie The Bridge on the River Kwai, directed by David Lean & starring Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa & William Holden on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime?

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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.

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Its release date is Wednesday October 2, 1957

Production details

DirectorDavid Lean
CastAlec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa & William Holden
GenreDrama, History & War
Country of originThe United States & United Kingdom
Release date1957-10-02
ThemeAnti War World War II, Bridge, Bridges, Japan, Japanese, Officer, Prisoner Of War, Prisons, Rail Transport, Resistance, River & Thailand
Place settingJungles & Thailand
Time setting1940s
LocationSri Lanka
ScriptCarl Foreman (screenplay), Michael Wilson (screenplay) & Pierre Boulle (novel)
CinematographyJack Hildyard
MusicMalcolm Arnold
Costs$3,000,000
Box Office Revenue$27,200,000
Runtime161 min

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