Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

  • 1983
  • 2 HR 04 MIN
  • R
  • Prison, War

Japanese director Nagisa Oshima's first film in English stars Tom Conti as the title character, a British colonel in a Japanese-run POW camp during WWII. Colonel Lawrence is an astute observer of the cultural codes of his captors and even forms a friendship of sorts with one Japanese officer (Takeshi). He is also witness to the strange dynamics between...read more

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03:32 — In this captivating, exhilaratingly skewed World War II drama from Nagisa Oshima (In the Realm of the Senses, Empire of Passion), David Bowie (The Man (more…)
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  • Released: 1983
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Japanese director Nagisa Oshima's first film in English stars Tom Conti as the title character, a British colonel in a Japanese-run POW camp during WWII. Colonel Lawrence is an astute observer of the cultural codes of his captors and even forms a friendsh… (more)

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