The Bridge

(1959)

Overview

A group of German boys are ordered to protect a small bridge in their home village during the waning months of the second world war. Truckloads of defeated, cynical Wehrmacht soldiers flee the approaching American troops, but the boys, full of enthusiasm for the "blood and honor" Nazi ideology, stay to defend the useless bridge.

  1. Bernhard Wicki

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Manfred Gregor

    Novel

  3. Karl-Wilhelm Vivier

    Screenplay

  4. Michael Mansfeld

    Screenplay

Facts

Original Title Die Brücke

Status Released

Release Information

  • May 1, 1961
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language German

Runtime 1h 43m

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