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Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Nagisa Ôshima

Writing Credits  

Laurens van der Post ... (novel)
 
Nagisa Ôshima ... (screenplay) &
Paul Mayersberg ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Capt. Yonoi (as Ryûichi Sakamoto)
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Sgt. Gengo Hara (as Takeshi)
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Johnny Ohkura ...
Kanemoto
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De Jong
James Malcolm ...
Celliers' Brother
Chris Broun ...
Celliers aged 12
Yûya Uchida ...
Commandant of Military Prison
Ryûnosuke Kaneda ...
President of the Court
Takashi Naitô ...
Lt. Iwata
Tamio Ishikura ...
Prosecutor
Rokkô Toura ...
Interpreter
Kan Mikami ...
Lt. Ito
Yûji Honma ...
Pfc. Yajima
Daisuke Iijima ...
Cpl. Ueki
Hideo Murota ...
New Camp Commandant
Barry Dorking ...
Chief Doctor
Geoff Clendon ...
Grant Bridger ...
P.O.W. Officer
Richard Adams ...
Geoff Allen ...
Michael Baxter-Lax ...
Mark Berg ...
Marcus Campbell ...
Colin Francis ...
Richard Hensby ...
Richard Hoare ...
Martin Ibbertson ...
Rob Jayne ...
Richard Mills ...
Mark Penrose ...
Arthur Ranford ...
Steve Smith ...
Stephen Taylor ...
Richard Zimmerman ...
Ian Miller ...
Don Stevens ...
Pastor
Yôichi Iijima ...
Japanese Soldier
Satoshi Ito ...
Japanese Soldier
Masaki Kusakabe ...
Japanese Soldier
Kunihide Kuruma ...
Japanese Soldier
Hiroshi Mikami ...
Japanese Soldier
Akihiro Masuda ...
Japanese Soldier
Tokuhisa Masuda ...
Japanese Soldier
Takeshi Nagasawa ...
Japanese Soldier
Takashi Odashima ...
Japanese Soldier
Masanori Okada ...
Japanese Soldier
Shoetsu Sato ...
Japanese Soldier
Rintaro Shibata ...
Japanese Soldier
Masamichi Shibasaki ...
Japanese Soldier
Kaname Shimura ...
Japanese Soldier
Kenzo Shirahama ...
Japanese Soldier
Hisao Takeda ...
Japanese Soldier
Hidenobu Togo ...
Japanese Soldier
Atsuo Yamashita ...
Japanese Soldier
Heiwa Yoshihara ...
Japanese Soldier
Takeshi Yu ...
Japanese Soldier
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peter Barakan ...
Prisoner
Beat Kiyoshi
Rex Wilmshurst ...
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Produced by 

Terry Glinwood ... executive producer
Masato Hara ... executive producer
Joyce Herlihy ... associate producer
Geoffrey Nethercott ... executive producer
Eiko Oshima ... executive producer
Larry Parr ... associate producer
Jeremy Thomas ... producer

Music by 

Ryuichi Sakamoto ... (as Ryûichi Sakamoto)

Cinematography by 

Tôichirô Narushima ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Tomoyo Oshima

Production Design by 

Shigemasa Toda

Art Direction by 

Andrew Sanders

Makeup Department 

Antony Clavet ... makeup supervisor
Glenis Daly ... hair stylist
Bryony Hurden ... makeup assistant
Robern Pickering ... chief makeup artist

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Jonty Barraud ... second assistant director
Geoffrey Hill ... third assistant director
Lee Tamahori ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Masaru Arakawa ... set dresser
Lyn Bergquist ... property buyer
Kyoichi Hashimoto ... construction manager
Tetsuya Hataya ... assistant art director
Trevor Haysom ... stand-by props assistant
Ryoichi Kamon ... construction technician
Masaaki Kobayashi ... construction technician
Bryan McDonald ... property assistant
Kazumasa Nomura ... assistant art director
Chris Paulger ... stand-by props
Pam Sebold ... property assistant
Yutaka Wakase ... construction technician
Shoichi Yasuda ... property master

Sound Department 

Eugene Arts ... boom operator
Akira Honma ... dubbing mixer / sound effects
Mikio Mori ... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Mike Westgate ... sound recordist

Special Effects by 

Kevin Chisnall ... special effects supervisor

Visual Effects by 

Shulamit Levin ... digital restoration (2007 restored version)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Rick Allender ... clapper loader
Ian Beale ... electrician
Dennis Cullen ... grip
Tex Foot ... generator operator
Ken George ... still photographer
Brian Harris ... key grip
Don Jowsey ... best boy
Geoff Maine ... electrician
Warren Mearns ... gaffer
Brendon Mune ... electrician
Jeff O'Donnell ... grip
Ian Philp ... electrician
Andy Roelants ... focus puller
Hiroaki Sugimura ... camera operator
Takashi Ueno ... still photographer

Casting Department 

Diana Rowan ... casting: New Zealand
Takashi Ueno ... casting: Japan

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Norman Forsey ... wardrobe assistant
Leslie Gilda ... wardrobe assistant
Kazuo Matsuda ... wardrobe master
Christine West ... wardrobe supervisor

Editorial Department 

Kimie Kawagishi ... negative cutter
Kenichi Takashima ... assistant film editor

Transportation Department 

Robin Allen-Paris ... transportation manager (as Robin Allen)

Other crew 

Vivien Bridgewater ... production secretary
Sevilla Delofski ... assistant to producer
Didi Dickson ... interpreter
Mitsue Fujita ... assistant production accountant
Ralph Gardiner ... armorer
Tony Hedges ... production accountant
Margaret Hilliard ... production coordinator
Raijin Nakahata ... continuity
Lynne Newport ... assistant production accountant
Susan Nicholas ... nurse
Roger Pulvers ... assistant to director / dialogue coach
Takashi Shirai ... location manager
Kuniko Usui ... production assistant
Natsuko Toda ... translation: Japanese (uncredited)
Kansai Yamamoto ... concept designer (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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