Director: Daryl Duke
Writer: John Briley, James Clavell, Stanley Mann
Stars: Bryan Brown, Joan Chen, John Stanton, Tim Guinee, Bill Leadbitter
Countries: United States
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?