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Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)

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Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)

Film
Friday, December 3
6 - 8:15 pm
Cost: Free
WUD Film presents a free screening of Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983) featuring David Bowie as Jack Celliers.
Japan | 123 min | R | Blu-Ray| Dir. Nagisa Ôshima
Friday, Dec 3rd at 6:00PM
Saturday, Dec 4th at 9:00PM

During World War II, British soldier Jack Celliers (David Bowie) is captured by Japanese forces and held in a prison camp by the honor-bound Capt. Yanoi (Ryuichi Sakamoto). Yanoi and gruff Sgt. Hara (Takeshi) become intrigued with Celliers' open defiance in the face of their staunchly old-world ideas about cowardice and shame. Meanwhile, a translator, Lt. Col. John Lawrence (Tom Conti), attempts to find common ground between British and Japanese beliefs.

Watch the trailer: https://youtu.be/6GxiqbFG_Dw

Please bring a mask as it is required within Union South.

 

For information on available assistive content for WUD Film screenings, please visit the Assistive Movie Screenings in the Marquee Theater page.

This event is intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff, Wisconsin Union members and their guests. Anyone can become a Wisconsin Union member.

Japan | 123 min | R | Blu-Ray| Dir. Nagisa Ôshima
Friday, Dec 3rd at 6:00PM
Saturday, Dec 4th at 9:00PM

During World War II, British soldier Jack Celliers (David Bowie) is captured by Japanese forces and held in a prison camp by the honor-bound Capt. Yanoi (Ryuichi Sakamoto). Yanoi and gruff Sgt. Hara (Takeshi) become intrigued with Celliers' open defiance in the face of their staunchly old-world ideas about cowardice and shame. Meanwhile, a translator, Lt. Col. John Lawrence (Tom Conti), attempts to find common ground between British and Japanese beliefs.

Watch the trailer: https://youtu.be/6GxiqbFG_Dw

Please bring a mask as it is required within Union South.

 

For information on available assistive content for WUD Film screenings, please visit the Assistive Movie Screenings in the Marquee Theater page.

This event is intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff, Wisconsin Union members and their guests. Anyone can become a Wisconsin Union member.

Presented by:

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WUD Film

film@union.wisc.edu
608-262-1143

With support from:

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The James

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