After a post on Inglorious Bastards, I thought I’d continue the thread of movies that use WWII as a backdrop to explore some of life’s tougher questions. And since MB contributor Aaron M.G. Zimmerman had my copy of Bridge on the River Kwai for about a month and never got around to watching it, I thought a quick note on the Oscar winner “Best Picture” of ’57 would be fun for him and anybody else burned out from American Evangelical notions of pietism and discipline. [Spoiler Alert!]

Alec Guinness won an Oscar in Kwai for his role…

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