The railway man
(DVD)

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Format
DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (108 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
013132617602

Notes

General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
General Note
Based on the book by Eric Lomax.
General Note
Special features: Feature commentary with director Jonathan Teplitzky and co-writer/producer Andy Paterson; the making of Railway Man.
Creation/Production Credits
Costume designer, Lizzy Gardiner ; film editor, Martin Connor ; production designer, Steven Jones-Evans ; director of photography, Garry Phillips.
Participants/Performers
Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Jeremy Irvine, Stellan Skarsgård, Hiroyuki Sanada, Sam Reid, Tanroh Ishida.
Description
Based on an autobiography, this film tells the true story of Eric Lomax, a British Army officer who is captured by the Japanese during WWII and sent to a POW camp, where he is tortured and forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. 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, Lomax returns to the scene of his torture and manages to track down his captor, Japanese officer Takashi Nagase, from the prison camp, in an attempt to let go of a lifetime of bitterness and hate.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R, for disturbing prisoner of war violence.
System Details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language
In English; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Teplitzky, J., Cottrell Boyce, F., Paterson, A., Brown, C., Curbishley, B., Firth, C., Kidman, N., Irvine, J., Skarsgård, S., Sanada, H., Reid, C. S., Ishida, T., & Lomax, E. The railway man .

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jonathan, Teplitzky et al.. The Railway Man. .

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jonathan, Teplitzky et al.. The Railway Man .

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Teplitzky, Jonathan,, et al. The Railway Man

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