Tai-Pan (1986)

Smuggler. Prince. Murderer. Father. Sinner. Saint.

Blu-ray, 2h 7min
Rating: 5.7
Votes: 1499
Languages: English
Country: USA
Director: Daryl Duke
Music: Maurice Jarre

Plot outline

Historical fiction set against the backdrop of Hong Kong in its early years of British rule.

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Plots

Historical fiction set against the backdrop of Hong Kong in its early years of British rule. - Anonymous

Tai-Pan is Chinese for "supreme leader". This is the man with real power to his hands. And such a Tai-Pan is Dirk Struan who is obsessed by his plan to make Hong Kong the "jewel in the crown of her British Majesty". In 1841 he achieves his goal but he has many enemies who try to destroy his plans. Will they succeed? - Harald Mayr