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Fan-Tan by Marlon Brando
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Fan-Tan

by Marlon Brando, Donald Cammell

Other authors: David Thomson (Editor)

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Thomson, DavidEditorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Fan-Tan is a hugely entertaining, swashbuckling romp, from one of the greatest actors of our time: Marlon Brando. The story of an eccentric early-twentieth-century pirate who sets out on the high seas from the Philippines to Shanghai, Fan-Tan follows the exploits of Anatole “Annie” Doultry, a larger-than-life character that Brando could have easily inhabited himself. When Annie saves the life of a Chinese prisoner in a Hong Kong prison, he’s led to the mysterious and seductive Madame Lai Choi San—one of the most notorious gangsters in Asia—and here the true adventures begin.Years in the making with Brando’s longtime collaborator, screenwriter and director Donald Cammell, Fan-Tan is a rollicking, delectable tale—and the last surprise from an ever-surprising legend.

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While serving time in a Hong King prison in 1927, Anatole Doultry saves the life of a Chinese prisoner whose employer is Madame Lai Choi San, a beautiful and powerful Asian gangster who will make him wealthy if he will join her in an act of piracy.

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