Traces of a Dragon: Jackie Chan and his Lost Family (2003)

Traces of a Dragon: Jackie Chan and his Lost Family
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 34mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords N/A
Status Released
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Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Maurice Li Editor n/a 172 7000001
Alex Law Executive in Charge of Production n/a 118217 11000001
Henry Ng Research n/a 458 12000001
Arthur Wong Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Doris Tse Associate Producer n/a 171 3000002
Mabel Cheung Director n/a 2 2000001
Willie Chan Producer n/a 3 3000001
Ti Lung Narrator n/a 120790 1000001
Synopsis
Nowadays, most people know who Jackie Chan is. But just who Jackie Chan really is, was something that this Hong Hong and Hollywood star didn't even know himself until just recently. In 1999, Jackie Chan's mother's health began to fail and his father decided to tell his son the whole family story: Jackie Chan have brothers and sisters in the People's Republic and, his surname was not Chan at all originally. Jackie Chan's father worked in Chiang Kai-shek's regime as a spy for the Nationalist Party and his mother was anything but a simple housemaid. This film follows the traces of this family, whose fate is far from unique in China. Again and again, families were torn apart by the turmoil of the Second World War, the Civil War, and, later, the Cultural Revolution.
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