Enemy, my friend?[NON-US FORMAT, PAL]
A film by Mike Finlason. This documentary charts the extraordinary story of Eric Lomax, a British prisoner tortured by the Japanese in World War 2, who spent fifty years tracking down and finally confronting his torturer. A feature film telling a version of the story,"The Railway Man" starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman, is being released worldwide in 2014. But this documentary reveals the "real" railway man and what really happened when they met at the site of the original atrocity.
SBS Australia. January 17. 2014.
The original version of this film won the ECHO TV Documentary award 1996. This version has been completely updated.