The Railway Man is a war film directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. It is an adaptation of the bestselling autobiography of the same name by Eric Lomax, and stars Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Hiroyuki Sanada and Jeremy Irvine. It will be released in Thailand on 24th April 2014.
During World War II, Eric Lomax 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, Lomax is tortured by the Kempetai primarily for building a radio. Years later and still suffering the psychological trauma of his wartime experiences, with the help of his wife Patti and best friend Finlay Lomax decides to find and confront one of his captors. He returns to the scene of his torture after he has tracked down Japanese officer Takashi Nagase “in an attempt let go of a lifetime of bitterness and hate”.