Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

N.p. N.p., 1983. Vintage Japanese B2 poster for the 1983 Japanese-British co-production. Nominated in 1983 for a Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

Based on the 1963 novel, "The Seed and the Sower" by Laurens van der Post, about his experiences as a British soldier who was held as a prisoner of war by the Japanese. An international co-production, ultimately shot with parts in both English and Japanese.

Set in an unnamed Japanese prison camp. Shot in Auckland, New Zealand at Rarotonga, Cook Islands.

20 x 28.5 inches. Near Fine.

Criterion Collection 535.

[Book #140111]