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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
Title variation
Merry Christmas, Mister Lawrence
Contributor
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
14A
Language note
  • English or Japanese dialogue; English subtitles
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Tom Conti, David Bowie, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Takeshi Kitano, Jack Thompson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1932-
  • 1952-
  • 1940-
  • 1906-1996
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ōshima, Nagisa
  • Conti, Tom
  • Bowie, David
  • Sakamoto, Ryūichi
  • Bīto Takeshi,
  • Thompson, Jack
  • Mayersberg, Paul
  • Thomas, Jeremy
  • Van der Post, Laurens
  • Recorded Picture Company
  • Zenkoku Asahi Hōsō Kabushiki Kaisha
Runtime
123
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
535
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Prisoners of war
  • War films
  • Feature films
Target audience
general
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 released 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
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 123 min.)
Isbn
9781604653151
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515061919
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1928D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbs00087202
  • 668574
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, Dolby Digital Surround, widescreen (1.78:1), stereo
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
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 released 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
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 123 min.)
Isbn
9781604653151
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515061919
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1928D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbs00087202
  • 668574
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, Dolby Digital Surround, widescreen (1.78:1), stereo
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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