The Railway Man (2013)

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A victim from World War II's "Death Railway" sets out to find those responsible for his torture. A true story.

Based on the remarkable bestselling autobiography, THE RAILWAY MAN tells the extraordinary and epic true story of Eric Lomax (Colin Firth), a British Army officer who is tormented as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II. Decades later, Lomax and his beautiful love interest Patti (Nicole Kidman) discover that the Japanese interpreter responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and set out to confront him, and his haunting past, in this powerful and inspiring tale of heroism, humanity and the redeeming power of love. (c) Weinstein

Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 67% / Audience 68%

Rated R,  1 hr 48 mins

GENRES
Drama • History
DIRECTION
Jonathan Teplitzky
CAST
Nicole Kidman  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Colin Firth  •  Jeremy Irvine

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Nicole Kidman Patricia Wallace
Stellan Skarsgård Finlay
Colin Firth Eric Lomax
Jeremy Irvine Young Eric Lomax
Hiroyuki Sanada Nagase
Sam Reid Young Finlay
Marta Dusseldorp Memsahib
Tom Hobbs Thorlby
Masa Yamaguchi Kempai Officer
Byron J. Brochmann British Trooper POW
Shinji Ikefuji Thug Sergeant
Charlie Ruedpokanon Japanese Guard