|King Rat 1965 N/R, 134 min.|
Director: Bryan Forbes
Cast: George Segal, Tom Courtenay, James Fox, Patrick O'Neal, Denholm Elliott, James Donald, Todd Armstrong, John Mills, Leonard Rossiter, Gerald Sim, John Standing, Alan Webb, John Ronane, Sammy Reese, Michael Lees
Based on James Clavell's novel, the story takes place in a Japanese POW camp during World War II. Corporal King (George Segal) is quite a schemer and has a number of rackets going on, including selling rats to fellow prisoners for food. When he finds out that prisoner Peter Marlowe (James Fox) can speak Malay, the language of the locals, King sees an opportunity to expand his business. Academy award nominations were received for Black and White Cinematography and Art Direction.
|1. King Rat (1965)|
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