Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

1983 film by Nagisa Ōshima

Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (Japanese: 戦場のメリークリスマス, Hepburn: Senjō no Merī Kurisumasu - "Merry Christmas on the Battlefield", also known in many European editions as Furyo (俘虜, Japanese for "prisoner of war"),[1] is a 1983 British Japanese New Zealand World War II movie directed by Nagisa Oshima and was based on the 1963 novel The Seed and the Sower by Laurens van der Post. It stars David Bowie, Jack Thompson, Tom Conti, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Takeshi Kitano, Alistair Browning, Yuya Uchida and won a BAFTA Award in 1984.

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  1. "Furyo - WordReference Forums". Retrieved 2013-09-01. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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