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A Bridge Too Far
Directed by:
Richard Attenborough

Directed by Richard Attenborough, and written by William Goldman (screenplay), "A Bridge Too Far" (also known as "Quell'ultimo ponte", "Brücke von Arnheim, Die") is an Action/Drama/History/War film, released in the USA on June 15 of 1977 , starring Dirk Bogarde, James Caan, Michael Caine, Sean Connery, Edward Fox and Elliott Gould.

Out of the sky comes the screen's most incredible spectacle of men and war!

Who directed "A Bridge Too Far":

A Bridge Too Far was directed by Richard Attenborough, an English actor, producer, and director.

Before making A Bridge Too Far, Richard Attenborough had directed Oh! What a Lovely War, released in 1969. Since, he directed Magic, released in 1978, Gandhi (1982), A Chorus Line (1985), Cry Freedom (1987), Chaplin (1992), and Shadowlands (1993).

What was the release date of "A Bridge Too Far":

A Bridge Too Far was first released in the United States on Wednesday, June 15, 1977. Also released on this day was Tentacoli. This was forty-two (42) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, June 23, 1977 in the United Kingdom; Thursday, October 20, 1977 in Germany and on Thursday, August 04, 1977 in Australia.

What is the casting of "A Bridge Too Far":

At the casting of A Bridge Too Far we find Dirk Bogarde, previously seen in Providence (1977) and Permission to Kill (1975); James Caan (Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976), Silent Movie (1976)); Michael Caine (The Eagle Has Landed (1976), Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976)) [ more... ]

  • Laurence Olivier, Denholm Elliott and Wolfgang Preiss also worked together in The Boys from Brazil, released in 1978.
  • Laurence Olivier and Edward Fox, Anthony Hopkins also worked together in The Bounty, released in 1984.
  • Elliott Gould and James Caan, Michael Caine also appeared in Harry and Walter Go to New York, released in 1976.
  • Laurence Olivier and Dirk Bogarde, Edward Fox also appeared together in Oh! What a Lovely War, released in 1969.
  • Jeremy Kemp and Maximilian Schell, Liv Ullmann also appeared in Pope Joan, released in 1972.
  • Denholm Elliott and Edward Fox, Anthony Hopkins also appeared together in A Doll's House, released in 1973.
  • Laurence Olivier and Michael Caine, Edward Fox can be seen in Battle of Britain, released in 1969.

What is the Storyline of "A Bridge Too Far":

The film begins with a montage of archival film footage narrated by a Dutch woman, Kate ter Horst, describing the state of affairs in September 1944. The Allied advance is being slowed by overextended supply lines.

A Dutch family, part of the Dutch resistance underground, observes the German withdrawal toward Germany. The Germans in the Netherlands have few resources in men or equipment and morale is very poor.

U.S. General George S. Patton and British Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery have [...]

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