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A MUST PURCHASE!,
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This review is from: Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence [DVD]  (DVD)
This DVD/FILM is a must purchase for your dvd library. Wonderful Music Score which you never forget and a Prisoner of War story with a difference. There is no other film which can compare to this. The acting is first class from all with each nationality,including British,Australian and Japanese playing their individual part perfectly. I was astounded by this film and it hit straight into the very soul with each character as you would imagine , however, Bowie plays a completely different style of Officer to that which the Japanese Soldiers can understand - they are baffled and turn to Conti who plays his part brilliantly as the medical officer. The SENIOR Japanese Officer and sergeant in the camp are also special, this makes for an exciting and different slant to what one usually sees in this type of movie. The end is most dramatic and emotionally soul searching. it is a film you will never forget and never grow tired of watching = a MUST PURCHASE!!