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The Opium War
Release Date: June 30, 1997
|Genres||:||Drama, War, History|
|Production Companies||:||Emei Film Studio|
The story of the Opium War between China, in the waning days of the Qing Dynasty, and the British Empire, in the 1830s, and the subsequent takeover of Hong Kong by Britain; through the eyes of the key figures, fiercely nationalistic Lin Zexu, and opportunistic British naval diplomat Charles Elliot.