The Opium War

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The Opium War

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The Opium War

Release Date: June 30, 1997

Year    :   1997
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama, War, History
Production Companies    :   Emei Film Studio
Director    :   Xie Jin
Producers    :   
Writers    :   
RunTime    :   153 mins.
Budget    :   15000000

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.

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