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Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

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Drama Rated: 18+ (R)19832h 4mOn: The Criterion Channel Tags: War World War II Based on Books Country: Japan 

Island of Java, 1942, during World War II. British Major Jack Celliers arrives at a Japanese prison camp, run by the strict Captain Yonoi. Colonel John Lawrence, who has a profound knowledge of Japanese culture, and Sergeant Hara, brutal and simpleton, will witness the struggle of wills between two men from very different backgrounds who are tragically destined to clash.Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence featuring David Bowie and Tom Conti is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel. It's a drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (17,399 votes).

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Nagisa Ōshima


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#12,527 Ranked Movie

#310 Ranked in World War II Movies

#391 Ranked in War Movies

#459 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (17,399 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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