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Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

Author: Nagisa ŌshimaDavid BowieTom ContiRyūchi SakamotoTakeshi.All authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : MCA Home Video, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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British army officer Jack Celliers is sentenced to a Japanese P.O.W. camp in Java where he engages in a private war of wills with the camp's commander and a belligerent sergeant. Despite the gruesome setting, Celliers and his fellow prisoner John Lawrence come to understand and respect the special Japanese code of honor.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nagisa Ōshima; David Bowie; Tom Conti; Ryūchi Sakamoto; Takeshi.; Jack Thompson; Laurens Van der Post; National Film Trustee Co.; Universal Pictures (Firm); MCA Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 10536873
Notes: Based on the novel: The seed and the sower / by Sir Laurens Van der Post.
Videocassette release of the 1982 motion picture by National Film Trustee Company.
"VHS 80049."
Rated R.
Credits: Director of photography, Toichiro Narushima ; music, Ryuichi Sakamoto.
Cast: David Bowie, Tom Conti, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Takeshi, Jack Thompson.
Description: 1 videocassette (124 min.) : sd., col., stereo. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: National Film Trustee Company ; Universal ; screenplay by Nagisa Oshima, Paul Mayersberg ; producer, Jeremy Thomas ; directed by Nagisa Oshima.

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British army officer Jack Celliers is sentenced to a Japanese P.O.W. camp in Java where he engages in a private war of wills with the camp's commander and a belligerent sergeant. Despite the gruesome setting, Celliers and his fellow prisoner John Lawrence come to understand and respect the special Japanese code of honor.

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