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Tai-Pan ()

directed by Daryl Duke
featuring Bryan Brown, Joan Chen, John Stanton, Tim Guinee, Bill Leadbitter

Daryl Duke directed this epic adventure, based on James Clavell's best-selling novel, concerning the battle for control of the China trade in early 19th-century Hong Kong. The film takes place in 1842 on the China Coast, where the Chinese object to the British imperialist policy of buying opium from the Chinese and then selling it back to them at a higher price. As a result, British warships arrive to pound the recalcitrant Chinese into submission. The outcome of the assault is a treaty giving England the right to operate ...

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Tai Pan
2004, De Laurentiis Entertainment Group

UPC: 024543112709


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