Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (Criterion Collection) (1983)
Powerful examination of the clash between European inmates and their Japanese captors in a WWII prisoner of war camp. David Bowie turns in a fascinating portrayal as a man going head to head against the camp's commanding officer. With Tom Conti, "Beat" Takeshi Kitano, and Ryuichi Sakamoto (who also composed the film's score). 123 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English and Japanese DTS HD Master Audio; Subtitles: English; "making of" featurette; interviews; documentary; theatrical trailer. In English and Japanese with English subtitles.
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- Historical & War
- Nagisa Oshima
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: David Bowie, Tom Conti, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Takeshi Kitano, Jack Thompson, Johnny Okura, Alistair Browning, James Malcolm, Yuya Uchida, Takashi Naito, Rokko Toura, Kan Mikami, Hideo Murota, Richard Adams, Richard Mills, Steven Smith, Hiroshi Mikami
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