Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1982)

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Alternative titles

  • Senjo No Merry Christmas Alternative
  • Happy Christmas Mr Lawrence Alternative
  • Senjou No Merii Kurisumasu Alternative Japanese
  • Furyo Alternative French


Drama set in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp during the Second World War exploring the human and inhuman aspects of the clash between two very different cultures. British officer John Lawrence bears witness to the rebellion of South African prisoner Jack Celliers and the strange and unspoken bond he forms with the camp commander, Captain Yonoi.

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