Director: Taylor Hackford
MPAA Rating: N/A
Screenwriters: Luo Yan, Timothy J. Sexton
An English-language biopic about opium dealer and property magnate Silas Hardoon, who transformed Shanghai in the 19th century. Hardoon was a Baghdad Jew who immigrated to Shanghai, became a kingpin in the opium trade, and helped transform Shanghai from an obscure backwater to a major international city.