Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence was released in the year 1983。Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence is also called as Mr. Lawrence, Furyo - Merry Christmas, Furyo, Senjou no Merii Kurisumasu, Feliz Navidad, Em Nome da Honra。
In 1942 British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honour and glory. In his view, the allied prisoners are cowards when they chose to surrender instead of commiting suicide. One of the prisoners, interpreter John Lawrence, tries to explain the japanese way of thinking, but is considered a traitor.