The Film

Shot in China and England, through painstakingly accurate recreations, magnificent costumes and dramatic sets, this epic film brings to life both the period and places as it recounts this turbulent era in history. With a cost of 15,000,000 USD, it is one of China's highest budgeted feature films. The OPIUM WAR also features an all star cast and delivers powerful performances from both Britain's and China's leading classic actors. It is a dramatic period piece illustrating the cultural clash which brought war between the world's most populous nation and the most powerful empire.


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