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2014 | R | Biography Drama True Story

The capture and torture of Eric Lomax by the Japanese in World War II. Lomax was sent to work on notorious "death railway" in Burma and struggled for the next 30 years to come to terms with the traum... more


In Movie Theaters U.S.

TBA, 2014

On DVD

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

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Cast

Colin Firth
Old Eric Lomax
Jeremy Irvine
Young Eric Lomax
Stellan Skarsgard
Old Eric's Best Friend
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DIRECTOR


Screenwriter

Frank Cottrell Boyce
Andy Paterson

COMPANies

Rating MPAA

R for disturbing prisoner of war violence.

Storyline

The capture and torture of Eric Lomax by the Japanese in World War II. Lomax was sent to work on notorious "death railway" in Burma and struggled for the next 30 years to come to terms with the trauma.
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Shooting Locations
  • February 2012: Australia
  • February 2012: Thailand
  • February 2012: United Kingdom

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