The Jade Pendant

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Native title: 金山
Genres: Action, Historical, Romance, Drama
Movie: The Jade Pendant
Country: Hong Kong
Release Date: Oct 24, 2017
Duration: 1 hr. 46 min.

Plot

Fleeing an arranged marriage in China, the independent Peony (Clara) signs a contract to work as a “flower girl” in America, where she meets Tom, an American Born Chinese cook whose father works on the Transcontinental Railroad. Thwarted by a Hong Kong Triad boss (Tzi Ma) seeking to extend his power into America, theirs is the tale of the first great Chinese immigration to the United States – a story of romance,bigotry, passion, food and a search for everlasting love – set against the largest mass lynching in American history, in Los Angeles’ Chinatown, in 1871.

 

 

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