Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence
- Original title
Senjo no Merry Christmas (Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence)
- Running time
- 124 min.
Nagisa Ôshima, Paul Mayersberg (Novel: Sir Laurens Van Der Post)
Co-production Japan-United Kingdom-New Zealand; Distributed by Universal Pictures
Drama. War | II World War. Prison Drama. Friendship
- Synopsis / Plot
- In 1942 British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a Japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honor and glory. In his view, the allied prisoners are cowards when they chose to surrender instead of committing suicide.
: BAFTA Awards: Best Original Soundtrack
: Cannes Film Festival: Nominated for Palme d'Or (Best Film)
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