The Railway Man2013

The Railway Man

Starring Stellan Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Jeremy Irvine, Hiroyuki Sanada and Sam Reid, "The Railway Man" is a 2013 film directed by Jonathan Teplitzky, and written by Andy Paterson (screenplay), Frank Cottrell Boyce (screenplay), and Eric Lomax (based on the autobiography by).

Directed by:
Jonathan Teplitzky
Screenplay:
Andy Paterson and Frank Cottrell Boyce
Based on the autobiography by:
Eric Lomax
Producer:
Andy Paterson, Bill Curbishley and Chris Brown
Executive producer:
Zygi Kamasa and Daria Jovicic

Storyline:

During World War II, Eric Lomax (played by Colin Firth) is a British officer who is captured by the Japanese in Singapore and sent to a POW camp, where he is forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. During his time in the camp he is tortured by an officer and meets a fellow POW (played by Ben Rossberg).

Years later, and still suffering the psychological trauma of his wartime experiences, Lomax is persuaded by his wife Patti to find and confront one of his captors. Accompanied by his best friend [...]

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Who is the director of "The Railway Man"?

Jonathan Teplitzky has directed movies such as "Gettin' Square", released in 2003, "Better Than Sex" (2000).

 

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