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


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 [...]



Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the director of "The Railway Man"?

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


➤ more about Jonathan Teplitzky

Message board

No message has yet been posted about The Railway Man.

Start a Topic

There is no image yet.
  • Due to health issues, this site has been maintained on and off during the last few years. Some information is outdated, and I am trying to fix things progressively. I am developing this site alone as a hobby and in case anyone could enjoy it; profits from ads, if any, are used to try to help improve the life of my best friend, who is disabled, and to support a charity which rescues cats. Thank you in advance for your indulgence -The Webmaster-
  • Messages posted at this site are the sole opinion and responsibility of the poster. In no way will be liable or responsible for their content. If you believe something is inappropriate please do not hesitate to report it.
  • Information available at this site are based on the contributions submitted by visitors and registered members of I cannot guarantee the validity, accuracy or reliability of the information found here. If it contains mistakes, I truly apologize. You can use the contact form to submit additionnal information. Thank you!
Picture "Arthur Christmas"Picture "A Beautiful Life"Picture "Puss in Boots"Picture "Cars 2"Photo features Reese Witherspoon (Lauren) from "This Means War"Picture "Paper Heart"Picture "Eragon"Picture with Kevin Costner (Eliot Ness)Sean Connery (Jim Malone)Andy Garcia (Agent George Stone/Giuseppe Petri)Charles Martin Smith (Agent Oscar Wallace) in "The Untouchables"Photo includes Chris Hemsworth (Thor) in "Marvel's The Avengers"Picture "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows"Picture "X-Men Origins: Wolverine"Picture "Shrek Forever After"Picture shows Tom Hanks () from "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close"Picture "Knight & Day"Picture "Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away"Photo of Sharon Stone (Laurel Hedare) in "Catwoman"Picture "Trigger"Picture "Star Trek: Generations"Picture "The Eagle"Picture "Up in the Air"Picture "The Pirates! Band of Misfits"Picture "RA. One"Picture "A Matter of Size"Picture "The Walking Deceased"Picture "True Legend"Picture "Big Trouble in Little China"