Return from the River Kwai

Synopsis: 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 its 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.
Genre: Drama, War
 
IMDB:
4.9
PG-13
Year:
1989
101 min
6 Views

In February 1945 planes from

U.S. 493rd Squadron bombed...

... bridges over the Kwai

Occupied by Japan in Thailand.

This film is based

on true events from that time.

Damn, the Americans prove

us a service.

Bombing that fucking thing to shreds.

Yellow bastard.

Nice work, son.

Here we have prayed.

Take courage, boys.

Our day comes soon.

Send him to a patrol

target. Kill him.

The Americans have the bridge

destroyed.

Hold on.

Make that Japanese inside.

You let an Englishman die

but deals with your enemy?

Do not be stupid. I am a doctor.

I am beginning to feel.

Relax, do not panic.

Make four cc ready.

Your knee can I save

I can not do.

Then I can just as well be dead.

No, Chips is a new leg

for you. In three months you walk again.

Go ahead.

Oh god.

Let us quickly.

Thank you.

- Coming from where?

Burma.

English?

- American.

An American plane, yes.

Can you help me?

There is something wrong with my shoulder.

You sick man?

- Yes, I was against the tree.

Come on.

I am warm.

I think I ga fainting.

Prisoners.

This morning, U.S.

our aircraft destroyed bridge.

There are many Japanese died.

Whatever your allies have done,

three of you will be executed.

What are you doing? Let me go.

Let me go, man.

No, I want their eyes.

This is a crime.

Would you stand there?

The bridge was owned by the emperor.

They had nothing to do with the bombing

it. She helped him build.

Mind you do not.

Murderer.

Shoulder the rifle.

Explain to.

Do not miss, dirty slit eyes.

Poor devil.

Targeting.

You pig.

Hold on.

Major Harada, headquarters

Southern forces.

Lieutenant Tanaka,

Commander Kanburi-labor.

What have they done?

The Americans have our bridge

destroyed. I want an example.

An execution by way of example?

Stop it.

But, Major ...

What is wrong with him?

He ignored an order.

Ordered the execution off.

But, Major ...

That's an order.

Enforcement canceled.

Dismissed.

Make the prisoners loose.

Let the prisoners inrukken.

Ease.

Are you here all day?

How many prisoners did you here?

400, Major.

I have ordered all healthy

prisoners to take.

We leave on the 5th.

You will find them with twenty man

guide.

Yes, Major. I will ensure.

You okay?

That bastard Tanaka is crazy.

My men and I are tired, Major.

Jungle jungle or not, we lubricate 'm.

It is my job to people in life

account. I can not help escape.

The time has come.

The Japanese lose the war.

Why then the rush?

In a few months is over.

Do you see their faces.

They are scared.

At the least excuse

murder us all.

The advent of such major

is a good omen.

My men do not give a whit

for signs.

Again I saw under the sun

that run the race not win

nor the strong fight

time and chance is all

Welcome to Thailand, lieutenant.

Who are you?

Colonel Grayson, V-Company.

This is Anon, the village head.

I am glad that you previously Boonrod

found than the Japanese.

Me too.

We should just patch

in my house.

Boonrod if you parachute

buried or something?

Do you speak Thai?

- Yes, but that was MoU.

Boonrod and its people speak

a dialect from the hills.

They were beginning our

allies. Great fighters.

How great is the appeal here?

That I can not say.

I understand you, huh?

The MoU's have a saying: --

The water belongs to the fish,

air to the birds ...

... and the hills to the MOU's.

Can you follow me?

So, a few days it will be stiff.

Keep your hand on it.

You can work with that cat intestine.

- Before the war I was a veterinarian.

And all animals are similar.

- Thank you

Prisoners of

His Imperial Highness ...

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