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Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

Nagisa Oshima
Japan-UK      123 m.
Synopsis
Synopsis

An international co-production on which Oshima worked with big-name stars like David Bowie, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Takeshi Kitano. What at first seems to be a traditional war film turns into yet another of the director’s explorations of the chasms of desire.

Director
Nagisa Oshima
Screenplay
Nagisa Oshima, Paul Mayersberg
Plot
Laurens Van der Post (The Seed and the Sower)
Production
National Film Trustee Company National Film Trustee Company/Antares-Nova N.V./Recorded Picture Company/Oshima Productions/Asahi National Broadcasting Company/Broadbank Investments Limited
Jeremy Thomas
Photography
Toichiro Narushima
Edition
Tomoyo Oshima
Music
Ryuichi Sakamoto
Cast
David Bowie, Tom Conti, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Takeshi Kitano, Jack Thompson
Running Time
123 m.
Country
Japan-UK
Year
1983
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