The International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES) has organized a festival of American movie classics at the ICES Auditorium, 2, Kynsey Terrace, Colombo 8. David Lean’s ‘The Bridge on the River Kwai’ will be screened on February 23 at 4.30 pm.
‘The Bridge on the River Kwai’ is a 1957 British-American epic war film. When British P.O.W.s build a vital railway bridge in enemy occupied Burma, Allied commandos are assigned to destroy it. The film captured the imagination of the public and won seven 1957 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor (Alec Guinness), and Best Director (David Lean). The film continues today as one of the most memorable cinematic experience of all time.
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