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For Nick Bornoff's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Jan 17, 2013

Nick Bornoff on 'Senjo no Meri Kurisumasu (Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence)'

Internationally acclaimed for their formal style and power, Nagisa Oshima’s films have always dealt with controversial issues which Japan’s Establishment would rather see swept under the carpet. Based upon a famous Laurens van der Post novel (The Seed and the Sower), Oshima’s “Senjo no ...