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Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence

1983 Rated R 2hr 3m

Set in a prisoner-of-war camp during World War II, this drama from director Nagisa Ôshima examines the unlikely relationship between British prisoner Maj. Celliers (David Bowie) and the camp's Japanese commandant Capt. Yonoi (Ryuichi Sakamoto). As Yonoi develops an obsession with Celliers, Allied captive Col. Lawrence (Tom Conti) works with chief guard Sgt. Hara (Takeshi "Beat" Kitano) to protect the POWs from rape and other abuses.

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Movie Details

Ratings
R
Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Bonus material

DVD details

Blu-ray details

Screen formats

Widescreen 1.78:1

Subtitles

English

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

Japanese: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; original theatrical trailer.

Screen formats

Widescreen 1.78:1

Subtitles

English

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: DTS-HD Master Audio, Japanese: DTS-HD Master Audio

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; making of featurette; new video interviews; documentary; original theatrical trailer.