The Bridge on the River Kwai
Exclusive Limited Edition
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Production year: 1957
Director: David Lean
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 043396-057470
Running time: 2:42 (162 Min.)
Casetype: Clamshell
Format: NTSC, Anamorphic Widescreen 2.55:1
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: November 21, 2000
Collection type: Owned (#295)
Status: Available
Purchase date: December 05, 2000
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 10 / 10
Review (video): 0 / 10
Overview
When British P.O.W.s build a vital railway bridge in enemy-occupied Burma, Allied commandos are assigned to destroy it in one of the most memorable cinematic experiences of all time.
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Misc.
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Genres
Drama
War
Classic
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Columbia Pictures Corporation
 • Horizon Pictures
Media Companies:
 • Columbia TriStar Home Video
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital Surround
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
French  Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Portuguese  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Music Only  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles
Chinese
English
French
Korean
Portuguese
Spanish
Thai
Tags
Jukebox
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
2Bonus Materials
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Bonus Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Gallery
 • Production Notes/Bios
 • DVD-ROM Content
 • Closed Captioned
 • Collectable Insert of original 1957 souvenir book.
Crew
Direction
David Lean....Director
Writing
Michael Wilson....Screenwriter
Carl Foreman....Screenwriter
Pierre Boulle....Original Material By
Production
Sam Spiegel....Producer
Cinematography
Jack Hildyard....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Peter Taylor....Film Editor
Music
Malcolm Arnold....Composer
Sound
John Cox....Sound
John Mitchell....Sound
Winston Ryder....Sound Editor
Art
Donald M. Ashton....Art Director
Stuart Freeborn....Make-up Artist
George Partleton....Make-up Artist
John Apperson....Costume Designer
 The Restoration
Production
Jim Painten....Producer
Film Editing
George Hively....Film Editor
Sound
Don Hall....Sound Editor
Gary Krivacek....Sound Editor
Tennyson Sebastian....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Joel Fein....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Bob Minkler....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Cast
William Holden....Shears
Alec Guinness....Colonel Nicholson
Jack Hawkins....Major Warden
Sessue Hayakawa....Colonel Saito
James Donald....Major Clipton
Geoffrey Horne....Lieutenant Joyce
André Morell....Colonel Green
Peter Williams....Captain Reeves
John Boxer....Major Hughes
Percy Herbert....Grogan
Harold Goodwin....Baker
Ann Sears....Nurse
Heihachiro Okawa....Captain Kanematsu
Keiichiro Katsumoto....Lieutenant Miura
M.R.B. Chakrabandhu....Yai
Siamese Girls
Vilaiwan Seeboonreaung
Ngamta Suphaphongs
Javanart Punynchoti
Kannikar Dowklee