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Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence [Blu-ray]

  • R
  • Blu-ray
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • Transferred from a military prison in Batavia, a British major is sentenced to a Japanese prison camp on Java in 1942. There, he clashes psychologically, culturally and physically with the camp's commander who is, in truth, infatuated with him. Despite the harshness of life in the camp, the major, along with fellow prisoner, John Lawrence, gain an understanding and hard-won respect for the Japanese code of honor.
  • Credits
    David Bowie, David, Robert Jones, Tom Conti, Takeshi Kitano, Beat Takeshi, "Beat", Takeshi Kitano, Ryuichi Sakamoto
  • Critic Reviews
    "...Bowie's screen presence here is mercurial and arresting, and he seems to arrive at this effortlessly....Intriguing..."
    New York Times

    "...A powerful, many-sided, realistic story....Certainly very meaningful intellectually..."

    "A culture-clash curiosity with grace and edge..."

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