Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence
2h, 3m 1983
/10 654 votesJava, 1942— A clash of cultures, a test of the human spirit.
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.
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