In the Ming dynasty of China, Shen Lian (Chang Chen), a secret police of corrupt government, is trapped by the conspiracy on a mission. To prove the innocence, he seeks the truth with a girl called Bei Zhai (Yang Mi).
A prequel to the 2014 Brotherhood of Blades, Lu Yang’s wuxia extravaganza will take your breath away with its mesmerizing action sequences and painstakingly detailed set-pieces. A box office hit, the film boasts not only spectacular martial arts battles but also richly written character studies.
Michelangelo Antonioni, 1957, Italy
Buster Keaton,Clyde Bruckman, 1926, United States
Luis Buñuel, 1930, France
Takeshi Kitano, 1996, Japan
Jia Zhangke, 1997, China
Erick Zonca, 2008, France
Johnnie To, 2008, Hong Kong
Götz Spielmann, 2008, Austria
Wong Kar Wai, 2004, Hong Kong
Vincent Paronnaud,Marjane Satrapi, 2007, France