Everard Films :... And inside each heart another battle raged. Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence. A Jeremy Thomas production; a film by Nagisi Oshima ... David Bowie, Tom Conti, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Takeshi, Jack Thompson. Executive producers Masato Hara, Eiko Oshima, Geoffrey Nethercott and Terry Glinwood. Associate producer Joyce Herlihy, music Ryuichi Sakamoto, screenplay Nagisa Oshima, with Paul Mayersberg... Robert Burton Printers Pty Ltd [1983]

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Date
1983
By
Everard Films
Ref
Eph-E-CINEMA-1983-02
Description

Poster advertising a motion picture about prisoners of war of the Japanese, filmed in Auckland and Rarotonga, shows portrait illustrations of actors David Bowie, Tom Conti, Ryuchi Sakamoto, Takeshi and Jack Thompson before a background of palm trees silhouetted against the red and white radiating stripes of the Japanese flag as the sky. The hilt and shaft of a dagger stands in the centre of the group of faces.

According to the book 'New Zealand Film 1912-1996' by Helen Martin and Sam Edwards, the film "was financed by New Zealand, British and Japanese money channelled through New Zealand's Broadbank."

New Zealand director Lee Tamahori worked as First Assistant Director on this film. New Zealand composer Stephen McCurdy wrote the Brother's song, "Ride ride ride" sung by David Bowie.

Quantity: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s).

Physical Description: Photolithograph, 1022 x 686 mm.

Provenance: Purchased from Murray Cammick, August 2011.

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Alternative form available: Scanned from original

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1 colour photo-mechanical print(s), Ephemera, Photolithographs, Posters, Photolithograph, 1022 x 686 mm., Orientation: Vertical image
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