The Opium War (1997)
2h 33min · Drama, History, War · 13 June 1997
Historical Drama starting in 1839 in Guangzhou where British merchants dealing with opium are to be executed because the opium is destroying the Empire. After the burning of 20,000 boxes of opium by the Chinese England declares war, because the burned opium was the property of the British commercial attache who had bought it from the British merchants.
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Director(s): Jin XieCast: Debra Beaumont, Simon Williams