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Java, 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…




Alternative Titles

Весела Коледа, г-н Лоурънс, Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence, Kalά Christoύgenna, Kύrie Lώrens, Καλά Χριστούγεννα, Κύριε Λώρενς, Senjō no meri kurisumasu, God jul, Mr. Lawrence, Wesołych świąt, pułkowniku Lawrence, Crăciun fericit, domnule Lawrence!, Счастливого рождества, мистер Лоуренс

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