History Film / MerryChristmasMrLawrence

25th Jun '17 11:18:29 AM nombretomado
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1st May '17 1:22:08 PM YellowLab
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* EverybodyCries: A book-only scene. When [[spoiler: Celliers is executed (for real this time)]], the prisoners hold a service for him. The narrator mentions that there was 'hardly a dry eye in the camp'.
1st May '17 1:17:02 PM YellowLab
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-->'''Celliers (upon being dragged along by the guards):''' I don't need any help, I've practiced walking for years.

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-->'''Celliers (upon -->''[upon being dragged along by the guards):''' guards]''\\
'''Celliers:'''
I don't need any help, I've practiced walking for years.
1st May '17 3:37:04 AM YellowLab
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* MismatchedEyes: Celliers appears to have differently coloured eyes. This is due to [[EyeScream his actor's eye injury]] which causes one of his pupils to be permanently dilated.

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* MismatchedEyes: Celliers often appears to have differently coloured eyes. This is due to [[EyeScream his actor's eye injury]] which causes one of his pupils to be permanently dilated.
1st May '17 3:32:49 AM YellowLab
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* PrisonRape: Implied to have been the case with the incident around [[spoiler: De Jong and the Korean guard.]] Even though Hara treats it like it was a mutually consensual act, the things that De Jong says about it imply that [[spoiler: the guard took advantage of De Jong's trust. He had been taking care of De Jong's wounds the nights before, and the guard's advances on him took him completely by surprise.]]
29th Apr '17 12:24:29 PM YellowLab
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* ManlyTears: Celliers starts to cry a little while telling the story of how [[spoiler: he betrayed his brother when he was young, see the MyGreatestFailure entry below]]


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** Celliers eventually chokes up and really tries to keep himself together while telling the story of how [[spoiler: he betrayed his brother when he was young, see the MyGreatestFailure entry above]]
29th Apr '17 12:15:19 PM YellowLab
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* DeadpanSnarker: Celliers isn't afraid to talk back to the Japanese, often resulting in snarky remarks like this:
-->'''Celliers (upon being dragged along by the guards):''' I don't need any help, I've practiced walking for years.
** Another example:
-->'''Yonoi:''' Who do you think you are? Are you an evil spirit?
-->'''Celliers:''' Yeah, one of yours, I hope.



* HollywoodToneDeaf: Celliers turns out to be one of these when he sings along with the hymns. He even lampshades it himself later in the film.
-->'''Celliers:''' I wish I could sing...



* ManlyTears: Celliers starts to cry a little while telling the story of how [[spoiler: he betrayed his brother as a child, see the MyGreatestFailure entry below]]

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* ManlyTears: Celliers starts to cry a little while telling the story of how [[spoiler: he betrayed his brother as a child, when he was young, see the MyGreatestFailure entry below]]below]]
* MismatchedEyes: Celliers appears to have differently coloured eyes. This is due to [[EyeScream his actor's eye injury]] which causes one of his pupils to be permanently dilated.


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* ShirtlessCaptives: A bunch of the extra's. Its not played for fanservice, though, as many of them look ill and weak from the circumstances they're in.
9th Apr '17 2:17:11 PM YellowLab
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* ChromosomeCasting: All the characters in this film are male. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] because it takes place in a military setting during World War Two.
3rd Apr '17 1:33:42 PM YellowLab
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* AdaptationalNameChange: A small one. In the book, Jack Celliers is called Jacques Celliers
10th Feb '17 12:50:11 AM Mightymoose101
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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Celiers dies at the POW camp, and Yonoi is later tried and executed for war crimes by Allied Forces. Hara is later captured and also sentenced to death for war crimes, but Lawrence visits him the night before his execution and they both part on good terms.]]

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Celiers Celliers dies at the POW camp, and Yonoi is later tried and executed for war crimes by Allied Forces. Hara is later captured and also sentenced to death for war crimes, but Lawrence visits him the night before his execution and they both part on good terms.]]
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