The Dragon Pearl: As the first China-Australian official co-production, this film was directed by Australian director Mario Andreacchio, and stars Hollywood star Sam Neill, Chinese actor Jordan Chan, Wang Ji and Australian actor Louis Corbett. When teenagers JOSH (Louis Corbett) and LING (Li Lin Jin) join their respective parents, CHRIS (Sam Neill) and Dr LI (Wang Ji) on an archaeological dig in China they encounter something trapped beneath a temple beyond their wildest imagination. A real live Chinese dragon. Two thousand years earlier, to defend his kingdom, the dragon lent an emperor his all powerful pearl. Instead of being returned the pearl was buried with the emperor beneath his palace, and helpless without its source of power the dragon has remained entombed ever since.
Director : Mario Andreacchio