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Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence

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Compelling Second World War drama starring David Bowie and Tom Conti. Java, 1942: a Japanese PoW camp commandant imposes strict discipline on his captives. At the same time he holds a grudging respect for the prisoners' liaison officer. But the arrival of a new prisoner initiates a test for both sides. Review page 54.
Director Nagisa Oshima (1982,15) (Analogue W) Then The Witness A first-hand historical account.

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Unknown: David Bowie
Unknown: Tom Conti.
Director: Nagisa Oshima

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Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence

BBC Two England, 12 December 2004 23.50






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