‘You are the victim of men who think they are right…’ – Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (Blu-Ray Review)

Posted by - June 10, 2020
Arrow Academy’s latest release gives Nagisa Ōshima’s classic POW film Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence the remaster treatment, bringing Ōshima’s strange meditation on men of war to new vivid life. His first film not entirely in Japanese, Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence boasts a cast containing musicians David Bowie, Ryuichi Sakamoto (who also composed the film’s score),