TV Mini-Series | TV-14 | | Action, Adventure, Drama
Ian Struan Dunross is chairman of Struan & Company, the oldest and largest of the British-East Asia trading companies. To the Chinese, that also makes him "Tai-Pan" ("supreme leader") of ... See full summary »
Struan was founded in 1841, and celebrates its 150th anniversary, meaning it takes place in 1991. Since the miniseries was broadcast in 1988, that makes it a "future history" story. Strictly speaking, it qualifies as a science fiction film.
If I want some foreign devil's brakes buggered, I will order it. The Noble House has always maintained its pre-eminence by holding more honor than its competitors.