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King Rat

Directed by Bryan Forbes
United States, 1965
War, Drama

Synopsis

When Singapore surrendered to the Japanese in 1942 the Allied POWs, mostly British but including a few Americans, were incarcerated in Changi prison. There were no walls or barbed-wire fences for the simple reason that there was no place for the prisoners to escape to.

Synopsis

When Singapore surrendered to the Japanese in 1942 the Allied POWs, mostly British but including a few Americans, were incarcerated in Changi prison. There were no walls or barbed-wire fences for the simple reason that there was no place for the prisoners to escape to.

King RatDirected byBryan Forbes

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1966 | 2 nominations including: Best Cinematography, Black-and-White
BAFTA Awards
1966 | Nominee: UN Award

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