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    Bridge On The River Kwai, The (1957) -- (Movie Clip) Is It The Sun?

    A momentous cut from director David Lean, British and Japanese officers (James Donald, Keiichiro Katsumoto) lament the conflict between their superiors, then the climax of the escape attempt by American prisoner Shears (William Holden), in The Bridge on the River Kwai, (1957).

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