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The Resource Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence, Recorded Picture Company ; Asahi National Broadcasting Company ; screenplay by Nagisa Oshima and Paul Mayersberg ; produced by Jeremy Thomas ; directed by Nagisa Oshima, (videorecording)

Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence, Recorded Picture Company ; Asahi National Broadcasting Company ; screenplay by Nagisa Oshima and Paul Mayersberg ; produced by Jeremy Thomas ; directed by Nagisa Oshima, (videorecording)

Label
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence
Title
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence
Statement of responsibility
Recorded Picture Company ; Asahi National Broadcasting Company ; screenplay by Nagisa Oshima and Paul Mayersberg ; produced by Jeremy Thomas ; directed by Nagisa Oshima
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Based on a true story of author Laurens van der Post's experiences as a WWII prisoner of war
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (Motion picture)
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English or Japanese dialogue; English subtitles
PerformerNote
Tom Conti, David Bowie, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Takeshi Kitano, Jack Thompson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1952-
  • 1940-
  • 1932-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Conti, Tom
  • Bowie, David
  • Sakamoto, Ryūichi
  • Bīto Takeshi
  • Thompson, Jack
  • Ōshima, Nagisa
  • Mayersberg, Paul
  • Thomas, Jeremy
  • Van der Post, Laurens
  • Recorded Picture Company
  • Zenkoku Asahi Hōsō Kabushiki Kaisha
Runtime
124
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
535
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Prisoners of war
Technique
live action
Label
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence, Recorded Picture Company ; Asahi National Broadcasting Company ; screenplay by Nagisa Oshima and Paul Mayersberg ; produced by Jeremy Thomas ; directed by Nagisa Oshima, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983
  • Bons features: original theatrical trailer; "The Oshima gang"; new video interviews; "Hasten slowly"
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn662735441
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (124 min.)
Isbn
9781604653151
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515061919
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD 18606-18607 CC1928D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)662735441
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, Dolby Digital Surround, widescreen (1.78:1), stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence, Recorded Picture Company ; Asahi National Broadcasting Company ; screenplay by Nagisa Oshima and Paul Mayersberg ; produced by Jeremy Thomas ; directed by Nagisa Oshima, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983
  • Bons features: original theatrical trailer; "The Oshima gang"; new video interviews; "Hasten slowly"
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn662735441
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (124 min.)
Isbn
9781604653151
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515061919
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD 18606-18607 CC1928D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)662735441
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, Dolby Digital Surround, widescreen (1.78:1), stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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