Charlton & Woolwich Free Film Festival 2019
Sunday 8th September 2019 at 8 pm
The Bridge On The River Kwai
On Sunday 8th September 2019 at 8 pm we are proud to present "The Bridge On the River Kwai" our contribution to the Charlton & Woolwich Free Film Festival 2019.
This is our last scheduled public event of Summer 2019 - please do come! Refreshments will be available.
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David Lean's 1957 production won 7 Oscars and a host of other awards. This is a must see film voted by the British Film Institute as the 11th greatest British film of the 20th century.
We are in Burma in 1943 during the Second World War - after settling his differences with a Japanese P.O.W. camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his mens' construction of a railway bridge for their captors...
Quote from the screenplay: Colonel Saito:
Do not speak to me of rules. This is war! This is not a game of cricket!.
Director: David Lean. Writing Credits: Pierre Boulle (novel), Carl Foreman and Michael Wilson (screenplay). Starring: William Holden, Jack Hawkins, Alec Guinness.