RAPA NUI
1994, Warner Bros., 107 min, USA, Dir: Kevin Reynolds

The enigmatic stone statues of Polynesia’s Easter Island have intrigued observers for centuries; this underrated drama offers a speculative look at the civilization that created them. Jason Scott Lee and Esai Morales play former friends turned rivals for the hand of Sandrine Holt in a society split by class differences and facing environmental collapse. Filled with stunning scenery, and featuring music by Stewart Copeland of The Police.


DRAGON: THE BRUCE LEE STORY
1993, Universal, 120 min, USA, Dir: Rob Cohen

Jason Scott Lee stars as martial arts superstar Bruce Lee, who emigrated to the U.S. and had his first big break being cast as Kato in the “Batman” and “Green Hornet” TV series of the 1960s. Rob Cohen’s kinetic biopic shows Lee wrestling with his inner demons even as he goes on to kick butt in action hits such as FISTS OF FURY and ENTER THE DRAGON, the latter made in same the year as the star’s untimely death at age 32.


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