PFC's Masters of Japanese Cinema Series: Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence
In this captivating, brutal, sometimes erotic WWII drama from Nagisa Oshima, David Bowie embodies Cellers, a British officer interned by the Japanese as a POW. Rock star Ryuichi Sakamoto, who also composed the hypnotic score, plays the camp commander obsessed with him, while Tom Conti is the British Lt Col Lawrence, who tries to bridge the emotional and language divides between captor and prisoner. Also featuring Takeshi Kitano in his first dramatic role.
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