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Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence
  

Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (DVD, M)

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In the crucible of war, men can kill without remorse. But the pressures of violence can also foster a bond between enemies even between captive and jailer until the lines of their conflict are obscured. So it is for Lieutenant-Colonel John Lawrence (Tom Conti), a British officer ...fluent in Japanese language and culture, tolerated by his captors and resented by his fellow prisoners. The precarious truce between the two sides becomes unsettled when headstrong and indomitable Major Celliers (David Bowie) enters the camp and the Japanese immediately set out to break him. Lawrence is drawn into the battle of wills as the conditions for the prisoners worsen and both he and Celliers become the target for punishment and torture culminating in the sadistic Sgt. Hara (Takeshi) offering Lawrence a 'Christmas present'.
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DVD Code DAVID1264
Rating M
Year 1983
Runtime 122 mins
Disks 1 disk(s)
Format DVD, M
Released 12 May 2008
Availability
Available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days

Movie Information

Director Nagisa Oshima
Cast and Crew David Bowie, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Takeshi Kitano & Tom Conti
Languages English

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DVD Code DAVID1264
Stock Available
Status Available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
Publisher GDE DISTRIBUTION
Released 12 May 2008
Publication Country
Format DVD, M
Category War
Number of Pages 1
Dimensions Height: 122mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 400g
Interest Age General Audience
Number of Disks 1

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