Return from the River Kwai Trailer

Return from the River Kwai Trailer (1989)

07 April 1989 101 mins

A group of war prisoners has spilt blood, sweat and tears to construct a bridge over the river Kwai in Thailand. Just when the bridge is ready, an American bomber arrives and destroys it. Camp commander Tanaka wants to set an example and orders that some of the prisoners must be executed. Just in time major Harada arrives with orders that the healthiest prisoners must be transported to Japan by train and boat. A treacherous journey since the allied forces keep a close eye on railroads and practically own the seas. The prisoners are thinking of plans to escape. Meanwhile the American bomber has been shot down and it's pilot, Leyland Crawford, is being rescued by the indigenous people, the Meo. The Meo have formed a resistance group against the Japanese, led by the British colonel Grayson

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Timothy Bottoms

as Seaman Miller

Nick Tate

as Lt. Commander Hunt

George Takei

as Lieutenant Tanaka

Edward Fox

as Major Benford

Paul Holme

as Benford's Patient

Chris Penn

as Lieutenant Crawford (as Christopher Penn)

Ronnie Lazaro

as Boonrod

Tatsuya Nakadai

as Major Harada

Ronnie Lazaro

as Boonrod

Denholm Elliott

as Colonel Grayson

Anna Maria Tirol

as Meo Girl

Masato Nagamori

as Lieutenant Yamashita

Pierre Valderon

as Frenchman in Saigon

Patricia Edmondson

as Lady in Saigon

Richard Graham

as Sergeant Perry


International Releases Dates

United Kingdom 07 April 1989

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