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Director:
Writers:
Mario Andreacchio (story)
John Armstrong (original script)
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Release Date:
11 March 2011 (China) See more »
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Plot:
Josh and Ling were expecting a boring vacation visiting each of their parents at an archaeological dig in China. But the new friends soon discover they're right in the middle of an adventure when they find a Chinese Golden Dragon. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
NewsDesk:
(19 articles)
Australia’s Ampco Signs China Fund and Film Deals
 (From Variety - Film News. 15 April 2014, 12:21 AM, PDT)

New funding for Australian-Chinese co-productions
 (From IF.com.au. 13 April 2014, 2:29 PM, PDT)

Ripe opportunities for Asian partnerships
 (From IF.com.au. 30 October 2013, 12:49 PM, PDT)

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Cast

  (in credits order)

Sam Neill ... Chris Chase

Li Lin Jin ... Ling
Louis Corbett ... Josh
Wang Ji ... Dr. Li

Robert Mammone ... Philip Dukas
Jordan Chan ... Wu Dong
Chen Bao Yuan ... Henchman 1
Wang Junkang ... Henchman 2

Directed by
Mario Andreacchio 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Mario Andreacchio  story
John Armstrong  original script
John Armstrong  story
Philip Dalkin  screenplay
Ron Saunders  story

Produced by
Xu Yong An .... executive producer
Marco Andreacchio .... associate producer
Mario Andreacchio .... producer: Principal
Dominic Burman .... associate producer
Pauline Chan .... producer: China
Charles M. Fries .... executive producer
Gao Hai Hao .... executive producer
Graeme Hodge .... executive producer
John Hood .... executive producer
Mark Patterson .... producer: Australia
Geoff Rischbieth .... executive producer
Ron Saunders .... executive producer
John Sim .... executive producer
Jeffrey M. Sneller .... executive producer
Shan Tam .... producer: China
William W. Wilson III .... producer: China
Liu Zhijiang .... producer: Principal
 
Original Music by
Frank Strangio 
 
Cinematography by
Geoffrey Simpson 
 
Film Editing by
Suresh Ayyar 
 
Casting by
Angela Heesom 
 
Costume Design by
Jack Tung 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lanny Dong .... second assistant director
Lemon Liu .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Pete Best .... sound re-recording mixer
Craig Carter .... sound effects editor
James Currie .... sound recordist
Tom Heuzenroeder .... sound effects editor
Ravi Moerman .... sound assistant
Yong Zhang .... sound recordist
 
Visual Effects by
Anton Andreacchio .... environment artist: Convergen
Anton Andreacchio .... visual effects producer: Convergen
Carlo Andreacchio .... compositor: Convergen
Carlo Andreacchio .... environment artist: Convergen
Carlo Andreacchio .... visual effects supervisor: Convergen
Sam Baker .... animator: Rising Sun Pictures
Kane Brassington .... paint fix artist
Delphine Buratti .... digital compositor
Ben Campbell .... lighting technical director
Steve Cypreos .... environment artist: Convergen
Michaela Danby .... digital compositor
Ross DeYoung .... visual effects artist
Ben Dickson .... digital compositor: Rising Sun Pictures
John Dietz .... visual effects supervisor
Victor Glushchenko .... 3d animator
Deepak Gupta .... animation finaller: Rising Sun Pictures
Aaron Herczeg .... rendering manager: Convergen
Aaron Herczeg .... systems engineer: Convergen
Sam Hodge .... cg supervisor: RSP
David Humphreys .... visual effects previz artist: Convergen (as David Humphries)
Gemma James .... production manager
Cleland Jones .... visual effects editor: Convergen
Mariya Kalachova .... visual effects previz artist: Convergen
Chun Ho Ray Leung .... modeller
Neil Lim Sang .... senior animator: Rising Sun Pictures
Justin Long .... junior lighting artist
Campbell McGrouther .... look development artist: Rising Sun Pictures
Piers Mussared .... environment artist: Convergen
Scott Novak .... pipeline developer: Rising Sun Pictures
Ben Outerbridge .... digital compositor
Luis Pages .... senior effects technical director: Rising Sun Pictures
Danny Philippou .... production assistant: Convergen
Emily Probert .... roto artist: Rising Sun Pictures
Greg Schrader .... rendering manager: Convergen
Greg Schrader .... technical director: Convergen
Matthew Shaw .... digital compositor
Mark Story .... visual effects coordinator
Michael Taylor .... production executive: rising sun pictures
Matthew Vesely .... project manager: Convergen (as Matt Vesely)
Tyler Bartley .... concept artist (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Andre Deubel .... camera operator
Andre Deubel .... director of photography: second unit
 
Animation Department
Aaron Barlow .... animator
Vernessa Cook .... animator
Nathan Jones .... animator
Tony Thorne .... animator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nicole Yuen .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Allan Chesher .... dit
Cleland Jones .... assistant editor
Alex Meddick .... colorist
 
Music Department
William Boston .... supervising orchestrator
Rossano Galante .... orchestrator
Vladimir Martinka .... music librarian
Martin Roller .... assistant scoring engineer
 
Other crew
Mark Kraus .... financial controller
Susie Struth .... script supervisor
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG for adventure action and peril
Runtime:
93 min (original version)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: Shadow of a man holding a boom mic is visible when they are exploring the tomb with the spotlights.See more »

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Almost Good Kids Film, 4 May 2012
Author: kingdom-krud from United States

I rated the Dragon Pearl a 6. For me, liking is >7, and disliking is <5, so this one fell into the Almost Good or Kinda Liked region.

It's a movie to take your preteen kids to and feel good about (if they aren't movie buffs).

The positives are: - the movie speeds along quickly to use up it's 95 minutes - has a reasonable script - nice mix of Aussie and Chinese actors, with the kids being best - dragon FX are good/minimal/oriental looking

The bads are: - Sam Neil was in it and didn't want to be - story line is way too predictable with typical parent/kid relationships - action sequences really should be left out, they are awful

My rating is 6 out of 10: I kinda liked this almost good movie

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