Director: Daryl Duke Cast: Bryan Brown, Joan Chen, John Stanton

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Bryan Brown and Joan Chen star opposite each other in this 1986 romantic drama based on the best-selling book by James Clavell. Brown plays an adventurer in search of riches in the Chinese opium trade. But as the stakes run higher and higher, he finds himself questioning the meaning of true wealth. Tai-Pan comes to DVD in widescreen with Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound. Viewers can also opt for an alternate Dolby Digital Stereo track. For the most part a straightforward release, the disc also includes English subtitles.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/01/2004
UPC: 0024543112709
Original Release: 1986
Rating: R
Source: 20th Century Fox
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 2:07:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Widescreen presentation; Audio: English 5.1 (Dolby Digital), English 2.0 (Dolby Digital); Optional English subtitles; Scene selection; Interactive menus; English closed captioning; Digitally mastered

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Bryan Brown Dirk Struan/Tai-Pan
Joan Chen May-May
John Stanton Tyler Brock
Tim Guinee Culum Struan
Bill Leadbitter Gorth Brock
Russell Wong Gordon Chen
Kyra Sedgwick Tess Brock
Janine Turner Shevaun Tillman
John Bennett Orlov
Derrick Branche Vargas
Jovita Adrineda Servant Girl
Bob Appleby British Merchant
Vic Armstrong Drunken Sailor
Dickey Beer Brock's Crew
Chen Kuan-Tai Wung
Chan Lub Bun Elderly Chinese Woman
Rosemarie Dunham Mrs. Fotheringill
Robert Easton Zergeyev
Richard Foo Lin Din
Nicholas Gecks Horatio
Carol Gillies Mrs. Brock
Pat Gorman British Merchant
Tim Guince Culum
Michael Gwynne Cooper
Billy Horrigan Brock's Crew
Denise Kellogg Nude Model
Barbara Keogh Mrs. Quance
Kwang Pan Kwang Kuo
Joycelyne Lew Beaten Whore
Lisa Lu Ah Gip
Bronco McLoughlin Brock's Crew
Leslie Peterkin Piper
Bert Remsen Tillman
Patrick Ryecart Capt. Glessing
Ian Sheridan British Merchant
Chen Shu Chen Sheng
Siu Kam Executioner
Rob Spendlove Nagrek
Job Stewart Dr. Gonzalez
Patty Toy Poxed Whore
Mac Wheater British Merchant
Charles Woods British Merchant
Zhang Jie Liln
Katy Behean Mary Sinclair
Norman Rodway Aristotle Quance
Chuang Cheng Jin Qua

Technical Credits
Daryl Duke Director
Vic Armstrong Stunts
Pier Luigi Basile Art Director
John Bloomfield Costumes/Costume Designer
John Briley Screenwriter
Jack Cardiff Cinematographer
Raffaella de Laurentiis Producer
Giannetto De Rossi Makeup
Giorgio Desideri Set Decoration/Design
Benjamin Fernandez Art Director
Antony Gibbs Editor
Maurice Jarre Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Stanley Mann Screenwriter
Tony Masters Production Designer
Edward Percival Costumes/Costume Designer
Kit West Special Effects
Larry Yust Screenwriter

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Main Titles [5:37]
2. Barbarians [5:27]
3. Court Ruling [7:18]
4. January 26, 1841 [7:14]
5. The White Witch [6:42]
6. Bankrupt [5:13]
7. Secret Friend [8:15]
8. Negotiations [6:05]
9. A Gift [6:29]
10. Castoff [4:52]
11. Pay in Cash [4:57]
12. Father to Son [7:32]
13. The Ball [6:51]
14. A Contest [6:43]
15. Marriage Proposal [6:36]
16. Man and Wife [5:25]
17. Fair Fight [7:12]
18. Eye of the Storm [10:23]
19. Tai-Pan [5:27]
20. End Titles [2:37]

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