ICEMAN
1984, Universal, 100 min, USA, Dir: Fred Schepisi

In this thought-provoking sci-fi drama, anthropologist Stanley Shephard (Timothy Hutton) is summoned to an Arctic base when a Neanderthal man is discovered frozen in a glacier. As the scientists thaw the body, the man (an Oscar-worthy John Lone) is resuscitated – and at risk of becoming a guinea pig for research unless Shephard intervenes.


YEAR OF THE DRAGON
1985, Warner Bros., 134 min, USA, Dir: Michael Cimino

New York police captain and Vietnam veteran Mickey Rourke takes on Chinese crime boss John Lone in this violent, riveting thriller scripted by Oliver Stone. Director Michael Cimino does some of his best work with his usual themes - male friendships and betrayal, the importance of ritual and American-Asian cultural collision - in this visually stylish and viscerally charged action film. "Cimino's eye for detail and insistence thereon has paid off in his impressive re-creation of Chinatown at producer Dino De Laurentiis' studios in North Carolina. Crammed with an array of interesting characters, including the extras in the background, DRAGON brims with authenticity." - Variety


THE LAST EMPEROR
1987, 164 min, China, Italy, UK, France, Dir: Bernardo Bertolucci

Director Bernardo Bertolucci’s ravishing, Oscar-winning epic of the life of Pu Yi (John Lone), from 3-year old emperor of China to humble Peking gardener. Literally a film about before - and after - the Revolution, LAST EMPEROR is an elegiac swan song to the end of one era and the beginning of another. Winner of nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Director, Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography and Art Direction. Co-starring Peter O’Toole.


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