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Directed by Kevin James Dobson, John Power
Produced in 1989
Main Language - English
Christopher Bowen, Ed Devereaux, Khym Lam
Contemporary Action & Adventure • Contemporary Drama • Contemporary Romance • Contemporary War Films • Contemporary British Film • Television Drama • War Television • British Television • Action & Adventure - Drama • Action & Adventure - War • Contemporary British Film
Tanamera - Lion of Singapore was a mini-series adaptation of best-selling author Noel Barber's epic story of passion, war and forbidden love set in the twilight years of the British Empire in Singapore and Malaya.
John Dexter is a dashing young Englishman from Singapore's wealthiest merchant family. Julie Soong is a beautiful young girl from one of the island's most respected Chinese families. Their love is forbidden - but nothing is as tempting as forbidden fruit. Banished to opposite sides of the world by their families, the young lovers try to build new lives apart - but are drawn back by fate to Singapore just as the Second World War engulfs the world.
Through the maelstrom and horror of the Japanese invasion they must fight to keep their love and help to rebuild their shattered paradise in the dangerous peace that follows.
Length: 348 mins
Aspect ratio: 4:3
Format: DVD Colour
Released: 8th February 2010
Cat No: 123642
- 2 discs.