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|Title Statement||Bridge on the River Kwai [DVD] / Columbia Pictures ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman.|
|Additional Contributors||Lean, David,1908-1991|
|Publication||Culver City, Calif.: Columbia Tristar Home Video, , c1985.|
|Extent of Item||1 videodisc (ca. 162 min.)|
|Standard Number (UPC, etc.)||043396052789|
|General Notes||Disc label title.
Digital video disc (DVD).
Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
Special features include: Interactive and animated menus, scene seletions with motion; theatrical trailers; talent files. Scene selections and notes inserted in container.
|Production Credits||Director of photography, Jack Hildyard; editor, Peter Taylor; music, Malcolm Arnold.|
|Performance Credits||William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald.|
|Audience & Ratings||CHV rating: PG.
MPAA rating: PG.
|Languages||English, French, Spanish and Portuguese language tracks with subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai.Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.|
|System Details||DVD, Dolby digital.
|Awards||Academy Awards: Best Picture; Best Screenplay, Carl Foreman (credited as Michael Wilson); Best Director, David Lean; Best Cinematography, Jack Hildyard; Best Score, Malcolm Arnold; Best Actor, Alec Guinness. Academy Award nomination: Best Supporting Actor, Sessue Hayakawa.
|Summary||British soldiers are forced by the Japanese to build a strategic railroad bridge, while the British High Command has instructed a commando team to destroy it.|
|Subjects & Genres|
|By Topic||World War, 1939-1945--Fiction|
|Video recordings for the hearing impaired|
|By Name||Burma-Siam Railroad--Fiction|