R | | Drama, War
During WWII, a British colonel tries to bridge the cultural divides between a British POW and the Japanese camp commander in order to avoid bloodshed.
The film is known as Furyô (or Furyo) in a number of foreign non-English language speaking countries such as Germany, Italy, France, Brazil and Turkey. Furyô (or Furyo) translates as juvenile delinquent. Similary, according to the book "Japanese Beyond Words", Furyoo can translate as bad, evil, hooligan, depraved, defective, rascal, scoundrel or inferior. Japanese-English translations translate Furyo as a captive or prisoner of war.
Sgt. Gengo Hara:
Wake up, Lawrence.
Colonel Lawrence: What is it? Why so early, Sergeant Hara?
Sgt. Gengo Hara: Hurry up!
Group Capt. Hicksley: What does he want?
Colonel Lawrence: I'll find out?
Sgt. Gengo Hara: What?
Group Capt. Hicksley: You don't have to take orders from this man, you know, Lawrence.
Colonel Lawrence: Well, I'm the liaison officer, so I'm liaising.
Sgt. Gengo Hara: What did he say?
Group Capt. Hicksley: You're ...
In the final scene in the prison cell, the cross belt of Lt Col Lawrence's Sam Browne is fitted back to front.
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