Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence


Nagisa Oshima

Brilliant tale of battle of wills between a British prisoner and his captors, possibly the best war film since Bridge on the River Kwai. Slightly artsy take on the material may put some off. Beautiful score by Ryuichi Sakamoto.

30th November 2004

David Bowie
Major Jack Celliers
Tom Conti
Colonel John Lawrence
Ryuichi Sakamoto
Captain Yonoi
Jack Thompson
Group Captain Hicksley