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The Greatest Movie Ever Made???

Advantages: excellent acting, great story, thought-provoking
Disadvantages: historically inaccurate

Bridge On The River Kwai, made in 1957, is an outstanding film, which unlike most WWII films does not choose to take sides, giving the viewer an unique insight into both the Allied and Japanese beliefs, as well as including a strong anti-war undercurrent. ...

VC81 21.10.2005 · Read full review
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Hitler, he only had one ball.....................................

Advantages: : A war film that isn't a war film!!
Disadvantages: None

BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI 1957 DIRECTED BY DAVID LEAN A REVIEW ON THE 2000 COLUMBIA TRISTAR DVD VERSION INTRODUCTION I feel as I start to review this film, that I should get on my knees, bow rapidly ...

oldchem 16.08.2009 · Read full review
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If a job's worth doing, it's worth doing well...

Advantages: Triangle of officers, acting and direction
Disadvantages: Goes on a bit too long and loses some punch

...I'm never sure with war films whether they're going to impress me or whether I'm just going to find them rather repetitive and dull. There are certainly a ridiculous number of films based around war, and the period immediately following World War II produ ...

pmcds 09.06.2012 · Read full review
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alec the builder

Advantages: good story, conflict between systems and personalities
Disadvantages: --

A tale of the building of a bridge for the Japanese forces in WWII Burma by Allied POWs. It is an enjoyable story. Given the time that it was made it is not as gory as it would have been had it shown the true extent of the suffering inflicted. One of t ...

oclumhain 05.03.2001 · Read full review
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Kwai Me A Wiver

Advantages: Good war film
Disadvantages: Full of propaganda

The British at war, again. Actually in The Bridge Over The River Kwai the British are no longer at war as such although the prisoners try to carry out their war to the best of their abilities. This is a true if dramatised tale of the deadly and i ...

jimbuck 18.12.2000 · Read full review
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