The Bridge on the River Kwai is a 1957 World War II film based on the novel Le Pont de la Rivière Kwaï by French writer Pierre Boulle. The film is a work of fiction but borrows the construction of the Burma Railway in 1942-43 for its historical setting. It was directed by David Lean and stars Alec Guinness, Sessue Hayakawa, Jack Hawkins and William Holden.
In 1997, this film was deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" and selected for preservation in the United States Library of Congress National Film Registry.
...Kwai . (The Bridge on the River Kwai) .
The bridge was built and destoyed in 1957 and was located in Kitulgala , Sri Lanka .
The duration of The Bridge on the River Kwai is 2.68 hours.
The Bridge over the River Kwai was created in 1952.
The Production Budget for The Bridge on the River Kwai was $3,000,000.
Pierre Boulle wrote The Bridge over the River Kwai.
The Bridge on the River Kwai grossed $33,300,000 worldwide.
The film The Bridge on the River Kwai was filmed mostly near Kitulgala,Sri Lanka .
The Bridge on the River Kwai grossed $33,300,000 in the domestic market.
The bridge of the kwai river
The story was about a bridge in Burma built by prisoners of war. Actually filmed in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka)
No , even though that is the location in both book and film the actual bridge was built in Kitulgala, Sri Lanka .
The bridge was named after the river Khwae Yai in Thailand .
Bridge to Terabithia, Bridge over the River Kwai
The True Story of the Bridge on the River Kwai - 2001 TV was released on: USA: January 2001
The cast of The True Story of the Bridge on the River Kwai - 2001 includes: Edward Woodward as Narrator
The person who directed the movie The Bridge on the River Kwai was David Lean. David Lean was born in Croyden in the United Kingdom and died in April 1991.