Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence

United Kingdom, 1983

Film
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Set in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp towards the end of World War II, the story subtly explores the bonds that develop between men in stressful situations; bonds that often transcend culture and inexplicably, sometimes, even transcend the barriers between captor and captive. Based on a novel by Sir Laurens Van Der Post. Stars David Bowie, Tom Conti, Jack Thompson and Ryuichi Sakamoto Takeshi.

Credits

director

Nagisa Oshima

producer

Jeremy Thomas

production company

Recorded Picture Company

Language

English

Duration

02:02:00:00

Colour

Colour

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