The True Story of the Bridge on the River Kwai


2h 2000

Brief Synopsis

Documentary that looks at the true story behind David Lean's 1957 film "Bridge on the River Kwai." Over 65,000 Allied prisoners battled torture, starvation and diseases to hack the 250-mile Thailand-Burma Railway through the harsh jungles of Southeast Asia in only 14 months, thousands losing their l

Film Details

Also Known As
Time Machine (05/01/00), True Story of the Bridge on the River Kwai
Release Date
2000

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Documentary that looks at the true story behind David Lean's 1957 film "Bridge on the River Kwai." Over 65,000 Allied prisoners battled torture, starvation and diseases to hack the 250-mile Thailand-Burma Railway through the harsh jungles of Southeast Asia in only 14 months, thousands losing their lives in creating what they came to call "The Railway of Death."

Crew

Philip Anagnos

Post-Production Assistant

Michael W Andrews

Composite Editor

Michael W Andrews

On-Line Editor

Mike Ballow

Translation (Japan)

Sally Benson

On-Line Editor

Sally Benson

Composite Editor

Jennifer Berg

Post-Production Assistant

Kevin Browne

Composite Editor; Editor

Kevin Browne

On-Line Editor

Todd Carney

Post-Production Coordinator

Anit Chan

Controller

Philippe Charluet

Field Camera

Douglas J Cohen

Production Coordinator

David Devries

Producer

David Devries

Writer

Sam Diamond

Field Audio

Jeff Diner

Production Assistant

Jane Flower

Historical Consultant

Christopher Gaal

Main Title And Graphic Design

Aimee Gautreau

Publicist (History Channel)

Craig Haffner

Executive Producer

Gary Hubb

Production Assistant

Bess Hubbard

Research

Seth Isler

Associate Producer (Uk/Usa)

Tarvenia Jones

Post-Production Assistant

Jason Kaifesh

Archive Librarian

Shinaan S Krakowsky

General Counsel

Frank Kubitsky

Field Audio

Alan Larson

Field Production Assistant (United Kingdom)

Donna E. Lusitana

Executive Producer

Charlie Maday

Executive Producer (The History Channel)

Eric Marquis

Field Camera

Ron Miller

Post-Production Assistant

Elyse Miranda

Supervising Producer (The History Channel)

Marc Olivas

Production Assistant

John Peterson

Field Audio

Somyot Pisapark

Field Audio

Craig Plachy

Post-Production Assistant

Nebojsa Prodic

Post-Production Assistant

David M Ramirez

Assistant Production Coordinator

Tim Roddy

Post-Production Assistant

Vivian Santos

Production Accountant

Margaret Senkel

Translation (Usa)

Robert Senkel

Associate Producer (Asia)

Jim Sicile

Field Camera

Katherine Smith

Editor

Chris Stone

Music

Louis C Tarantino

Senior Coordinating Producer

Brian Thompson

Production Assistant

Masami Uematsu

Field Audio

Kieran Weir

Field Production Assistant (Australia)

Natalia Wieczorek

Field Production Assistant (United Kingdom)

Blaine Williams

Post-Production Supervisor

Derex Williams

Field Camera

Nicki Woodard

Post-Production Assistant

William Word

Field Camera

Chris Worthington

Assistant Avid Editor

Kyle Yaskin

Assistant Avid Editor

Film Details

Also Known As
Time Machine (05/01/00), True Story of the Bridge on the River Kwai
Release Date
2000

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia