The Camp on Blood Island (1958)

Director
Val Guest

Main cast
André Morell; Carl Möhner; Walter Fitzgerald; Edward Underdown; Phil Brown

Genres
War, Action, Drama, History

Description
Set in a Japanese prisoner of war camp during World War II, the film focuses on the brutality and horror that the allied prisoners were exposed to as the Japanese metered out subjugation and punishment to a disgraced and defeated enemy. This harrowing drama concentrates on the deviations of legal and moral definitions when two opposing cultures clash. Although fictional, this was one of the earliest films to deal realistically with life and death in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp during the Second War.


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