Film: Merry Christmas, Mr Lawrence (1983)

An adaption of the book, The Seed and the Sower, experiences from a P.O.W survivor. Looking at WW2 from a different perspective. The imperialism way for the then jap army, (likely) living standards and treatment in a P.O.W camp, humane and inhumane way of treating prisoners, exchanges of thoughts and culture while including that hint of taboo, of homosexuality. Probably unheard of or a pure ‘no no’ for many back then. But I’m glad they went ahead and made this film, a little draggy but the acting and story telling method, were good. Hmm, I pretty much summed up the film in the above paragraph. Oops :p How humane and kind you were in the past, a crime is still…

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