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Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1-Jun-1983)

Director: Nagisa Oshima

Writers: Nagisa Oshima; Paul Mayersberg

From novel: The Seed And the Sower by Laurens van der Post

Music: Ryuichi Sakamoto

Producer: Jeremy Thomas

Keywords: Drama, WWII, Prisoner of War

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
David Bowie
Singer/Songwriter
8-Jan-1947   Ziggy Stardust
Tom Conti
Actor
22-Nov-1941   American Dreamer
Takeshi Kitano
Film Director
18-Jan-1947   Zatoichi
Ryuichi Sakamoto
Pianist
17-Jan-1952   Yellow Magic Orchestra
Jack Thompson
Actor
31-Aug-1940   Sunday Too Far Away

CAST

David Bowie   ...   Celliers
Tom Conti   ...   Lawrence
Ryuichi Sakamoto   ...   Yonoi
Takeshi Kitano   ...   Hara
and
Jack Thompson   ...   Hicksley
Johnny Ohkura   ...   Kanemoto
Alistair Browning   ...   De Jong
James Malcolm   ...   Celliers' Brother
Chris Broun   ...   Celliers 12 Years
Yuya Uchida   ...   Commandant of Military Prison
Ryunosuke Kaneda   ...   President of the Court
Takashi Naito   ...   Lt. Iwata
Tamio Ishikura   ...   Prosecutor
Rokko Toura   ...   Interpreter
Kan Mikami   ...   Lt. Ito
Yuji Honma   ...   Pfc. Yajima
Daisuke Iijima   ...   Cpl. Ueki
Hideo Murota   ...   New Commandant of Camp
Barry Dorking   ...   Chief Doctor
Geoff Clendon   ...   Australian Doctor
Grant Bridger   ...   POW Officer
POWs
Richard Adams   ...   POW
Geoff Allen   ...   POW
Michael Baxter-Lax   ...   POW
Mark Berg   ...   POW
Marcus Campbell   ...   POW
Colin Francis   ...   POW
Richard Hensby   ...   POW
Richard Hoare   ...   POW
Martin Ibbertson   ...   POW
Rob Jayne   ...   POW
Richard Mills   ...   POW
Mark Penrose   ...   POW
Arthur Ranford   ...   POW
Steve Smith   ...   POW
Stephen Taylor   ...   POW
Richard Zimmerman   ...   POW
Ian Miller   ...   English Guard
Don Stevens   ...   Pastor
Japanese Soldiers
Yoichi Iijima   ...   Japanese Soldier
Satoshi Ito   ...   Japanese Soldier
Masaki Kusakabe   ...   Japanese Soldier
Kunihide Kuruma   ...   Japanese Soldier
Hiroshi Mikami   ...   Japanese Soldier
Akihiro Masuda   ...   Japanese Soldier
Tokuhisa Masuda   ...   Japanese Soldier
Takeshi Nagasawa   ...   Japanese Soldier
Takashi Odashima   ...   Japanese Soldier
Masanori Okada   ...   Japanese Soldier
Shoetsu Sato   ...   Japanese Soldier
Rintaro Shibata   ...   Japanese Soldier
Masamichi Shibasaki   ...   Japanese Soldier
Kaname Shimura   ...   Japanese Soldier
Kenzo Shirahama   ...   Japanese Soldier
Hisao Takeda   ...   Japanese Soldier
Hidenobu Togo   ...   Japanese Soldier
Atsuo Yamashita   ...   Japanese Soldier
Heiwa Yoshihara   ...   Japanese Soldier
Takeshi Yu   ...   Japanese Soldier

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