The Railway Man

the-railway-manBased on the harrowing memoir of Eric Lomax, who was one of thousands of Allied Prisoners of war forced to work on the construction of the Thai/Burma Railway during WWII. Colin Firth plays a buttoned-down introvert who is helped by his new wife to finally confront the horrible events of his captivity which he has tried to blot out. An unforgettable story about cruelty, endurance, courage and making peace with demons from the past.

15 cert – UK 2013 – Director: Jonathan Teplitzky
Running time: 116 minutes – Language: English
Cast: Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Stellan Skarsgard

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