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The Railway Man

Starring Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Jeremy Irvine, Hiroyuki Sanada, Sam Reid and Tanroh Ishida, "The Railway Man" is a 2013 film written by Andy Paterson (screenplay) and Eric Lomax (based on the autobiography by).

What is the cast of "The Railway Man":

At the casting of The Railway Man we find Nicole Kidman, previously seen in Room 237 (2012) and Trespass (2011); Colin Firth (Gambit (2012), Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (2011)); Jeremy Irvine (Great Expectations (2012), Now Is Good (2012)) [ more... ]

  • Hiroyuki Sanada and Tanroh Ishida also appeared in 47 Ronin, released in 2013.
  • James Fraser and Hiroyuki Sanada can both be seen in The Wolverine, released in 2013.

What is the Storyline of "The Railway Man":

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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