The bridge on the River Kwai
(Blu-ray)

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Published
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2011].
Rating
MPAA Rating: PG; for mild war violence ; CHV rating: PG.
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Format
Blu-ray
Edition
Blu-ray edition ; widescreen.
Physical Desc
1 Blu-ray disc (161 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
043396379695

Notes

General Note
Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle.
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957.
General Note
Bonus features: William Holden and Alec Guinness on "The Steve Allen Show"; Archival audio of William Holden narrating the premiere; Crossing the bridge picture-in-graphics track.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Jack Hildyard ; editor, Peter Taylor ; music, Malcolm Arnold.
Participants/Performers
Alec Guinness, William Holden, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Ann Sears, Geoffrey Horne.
Description
British POWs are forced to build a railway bridge for their WWII Japanese captors, unaware of an Allied mission to blow it up.
Target Audience
MPAA Rating: PG; for mild war violence ;,CHV rating: PG.
System Details
Blu-ray, regions A, B, C; 1080p High Definition widescreen (2.55:1); 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, 5.1 Dolby Digital 5.1, stereo; requires Blu-ray player.
Language
English, French, Portuguese or Spanish dialogue; French, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese, Korean or Thai subtitles; English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Awards
1958 Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Leading Actor (Guiness), Best Writing (Screenplay based on material from another medium), Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Music, Scoring.
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BLU-RAY

Citations

APA Citation (style guide)

Lean, D., Spiegel, S., Foreman, C., Wilson, M., Guinness, A., Holden, W., Hawkins, J., Hayakawa, S., Donald, J., Sears, A., Horne, G., Hildyard, J., Taylor, P., Arnold, M., & Boulle, P. (2011). The bridge on the River Kwai. Blu-ray edition ; widescreen. Culver City, Calif.: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

David Lean et al.. 2011. The Bridge On the River Kwai. Culver City, Calif.: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

David Lean et al., The Bridge On the River Kwai. Culver City, Calif.: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Lean, David, et al. The Bridge On the River Kwai. Blu-ray edition ; widescreen. Culver City, Calif.: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2011. DVD.

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