The conflicting cultural imperatives and repressions of East and West collide with tragic consequences in a Japanese POW camp as an unspoken fatal attraction develops between British officer Bowie and camp commander Ryuichi Sakamoto, while brutal sergeant Takeshi Kitano looks on disapprovingly.

Photos: RECORDED PIC-CINEVENTURE-ASAHI/OSHIMA / THE KOBAL COLLECTION

  • Directed By Nagisa Ôshima
  • 1982
  • UK/Japan
  • 124 minutes