The Opium War (1997)

Director
Xie Jin

Main cast
Debra Beaumont; Simon Williams

Genres
Drama, War, History

Description
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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