WATCHEric Lomax Remembered
This BBC segment aired shortly after Eric
Lomax's death in 2012. It features photos
and clips of Lomax recalling his torture,
his experience as a POW held by the
Japanese, and his eventual reunion with
his tormentor, Takashi Nagase.
WATCHColin Firth Meets Eric Lomax on Set
WWII veteran Eric Lomax pays a visit to
the set of The Railway Man
starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman.
Colin Firth chats with Lomax in several
brief clips and Nicole Kidman can be seen
talking with Eric's wife, Patti Lomax, her
counterpart in the film. Sadly, Eric
passed away before the movie was
WATCHEric Lomax and Takashi Nagase Meeting for the First Time Since WWII
This powerful clip shows former POW Eric
Lomax meeting Takashi Nagase, his Japanese
tormentor, for the first time since World
War II. "As a member of the Japanese army,
we treated your country very, very badly,"
Nagase tells Lomax. As Takashi Nagase
opens up to Lomax, he takes hold of
Lomax's arm, remembering where it had been
broken when he was tortured. If you've
seen The Railway Man movie or
have read the book, this clip from Mike
Finlason's documentary Enemy, My
Friend? is a must watch.