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Publisher
[Beverly Hills, CA] : Anchor Bay Films, [2014]
Edition
[Widescreen version].
Descript
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Motion picture
System Det
Blu-ray; 5.1 DTSHD-MA; requires Blu-ray player.
Note
In English, with optonal subtitles in English (SDH) or Spanish.
Title from container.
Cast
Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Jeremy Irvine, Stellan Skarsgård, Hiroyuki Sanada, Sam Reid, Tanroh Ishida.
Credits
Screenplay by Frank Cottrel Boyce and Andy Paterson ; produced by Andy Paterson, Chris Brown, Bill Curbishley ; directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. ; film editor, Martin Connor ; director of photography, Garry Phillips.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
Based on the book by Eric Lomax.
Audience
MPAA rating: R, for disturbing prisoner of war violence.
Summary
Based on an autobiography, this film tells the true story of Eric Lomax, a British Army officer who is captured by the Japanese during WWII and sent to a POW camp, where he is tortured and forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. Years later, and still suffering the psychological trauma of his wartime experiences, Lomax is persuaded by his wife Patti to find and confront one of his captors. Accompanied by his best friend, Lomax returns to the scene of his torture and manages to track down his captor, Japanese officer Takashi Nagase, from the prison camp, in an attempt to let go of a lifetime of bitterness and hate.
Note
Special features: Feature commentary with director Jonathan Teplitzky and co-writer/producer Andy Paterson; the making of Railway Man.
Local Note
MW, 8-14
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ISBN/ISSN
013132617619
Music #
BD61761 The Weinstein Company Home Entertainment
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