The Bridge on the River Kwai Solarmovie

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)


The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow up the structure, but Col. Nicholson , the commander who supervised the bridge's construction, has acquired a sense of pride in his creation and tries to foil their plans.

The Bridge on the River Kwai Solarmovie
Solarmovie Score: 7.9/10 from 951 votes
Release Date: 1957-10-02
Status: Released
Run time: 161 min / 2:41
Production Studio : Horizon Pictures (II), Columbia Pictures
Production Countries: United Kingdom, United States of America


William Holden
as Cmdr. Shears
Alec Guinness
as Col. Nicholson
Jack Hawkins
as Maj. Warden
Sessue Hayakawa
as Col. Saito
James Donald
as Maj. Clipton
Geoffrey Horne
as Lt. Joyce
André Morell
as Col. Green
Peter Williams
as Capt. Reeves
John Boxer
as Major Hughes
Percy Herbert
as Grogan
Harold Goodwin
as Baker
Ann Sears
as Nurse
Heihachirô Ôkawa
as Captain Kanematsu
Vilaiwan Seeboonreaung
as Siamese Girl
Keiichirô Katsumoto
as Lieutenant Miura


Writing Pierre Boulle Novel
Writing Carl Foreman Screenplay
Production Sam Spiegel Producer
Sound Malcolm Arnold Original Music Composer
Camera Jack Hildyard Director of Photography
Art Donald M. Ashton Art Direction
Sound John Cox Sound Designer
Sound John W. Mitchell Sound Designer
Directing David Lean Director
Costume & Make-Up Stuart Freeborn Makeup Artist
Writing Michael Wilson Screenplay
Directing Ted Sturgis Assistant Director