The true story of railroad engineer Eric Lomax is brought to life in the first trailer for The Railway Man, following its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Colin Firth stars as Lomax, who was captured by the Japanese during World War II and put to work on the Burma-Siam Railroad under torturous conditions. Lionsgate is distributing director Jonathan Teplitzky's drama co-starring Nicole Kidman and Jeremy Irvine on January 3, 2014 in the UK, although a domestic release date has not been given. Stay tuned to find out when this film hits theaters in the U.S.