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Video - The Opium War - Feature film 1997

The Opium War is a 1997 Chinese historical epic film directed by Xie Jin. The winner of the 1997 Golden Rooster and 1998 Hundred Flowers Awards for Best Picture, the film was screened in several international film festivals, notably Cannes and Montreal. The film tells the story of the Opium War between China in the waning days of the Qing Dynasty and the British Empire, through the eyes of key figures like the fiercely nationalistic Lin Zexu, and the British naval diplomat Charles Elliot.



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