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Action and Adventure, Period and Historical
Mandarin (English subtitles)
Following House of Flying Daggers and Hero, this spectacular tale of love and warfare set in ancient China completes director Zhang Yimou's martial arts trilogy. The opulent Tang Dynasty is on its last legs: the Emperor is trying to poison the Empress, the Empress is plotting to overthrow the Emperor, and divided troops are lining up at the palace gates. As well as epic combat scenes, flying ninjas and dramatic intrigue there are stunning sets and dazzlingly colourful costumes to feast your eyes on.
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