The bridge on the River Kwai [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures
DVDs | Columbia TriStar Home Video | 2000
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD B DRAMA (NFR))
Culver City, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2000.
1 videodisc (162 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; widescreen; digitally mastered autio & anamorphic video.
Includes French, Spanish and Portuguese dubbed versions and subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai.
William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Ann Sears, Geoffrey Horne.
Written by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean.
National Film Registry
Winner of 7 Academy Aeards in 1957, including Best Picture.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle.
MPAA rating: PG.
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.
Special features: documentary-- adaptation of Boulle's novel, casting, history of production, score, restoration; original featurette; USC short film; trailers; talent files; DVD-Rom components.
Bridge on the River Kwai (Motion picture)
05278 Columbia TriStar Home Video