The year is 1920. Just after the first World War has finished. She is a young, spoiled socialite. He is a ragged and struggling aviator. From the moment they meet they hate each other, but he is commissioned to aid her in finding her father who has disappeared in far east Asia. They must find him within twelve days otherwise, her whole family fortune goes to her father's business partner, a murderous man who will stop at nothing to prevent them. Their pursuit of the missing father crosses six countries and two continents encountering barbaric tribal warfare, peasant revolts and narrow escapes from death at every turn.
Good old fashioned adventure
- High Road to China review by RL
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Tom Selleck's attempt at Indiana Jones is a pleasantly rough adventure ride. Normally cast as a logical, sarcastic, no-nonsense action man; it's unusual to see him here as a quarrelsome alcoholic, troubled by his WWI trauma. This trait I found irritating, wishing he'd just get on with it, but Eastenders fans may like the negative chemistry he has with the glamorous young heroin. Travel fans are in for a treat in Afghanistan & Tibet, with plenty of low-flying scenery.