House of Flying Daggers (2004) (C)
Release Date: April 19, 2005.
"HERO was just a warm-up! Prepare your eyes for popping!" Peter Travers, Rolling Stone.
"Prepare your eyes for popping," in this "martial arts fireball that throws in a lyrical love story, head-spinning fights and dazzling surprises" (Rolling Stone). "A gorgeous entertainment" (A.O. Scott, New York Times). Mei is an exotic, beautiful bird dancer associated with a dangerous revolutionary gang, known as The House of Flying Daggers. Captured by officers of the decadent Tang Dynasty, Mei finds herself both threatened - and attracted - to the most unusual circumstances. Here, her heart and loyalties battle each other, amid warriors in the treetops and dazzling combat - the likes of which have never before been seen! -- (C) Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2004, China/Hong Kong.
Starring Takeshi Kaneshiro, Andy Lau, Ziyi Zhang, Dandan Song, Hongfei Zhao, Jun Guo, Shu Zhang.
Directed by Yimou Zhang.
Genre/Subject: Action, Adventure, Martial Arts, International.
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