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SHI MIAN MAI FU (HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS)

Out of Competition
Directed by :
ZHANG Yimou 
Country:
CHINA
Year:
2003
Duration:
119.00 minutes

Synopsis

The year is 859AD and China's once flourishing Tang Dynasty is in decline. Unrest is raging throughout the land, and the corrupt government is locked in battle with rebel armies that are forming in protest. The largest, and most prestigious of these is the 'House of Flying Daggers', which is growing ever more powerful under a mysterious new leader. Two local captains, Leo and Jin are ordered to capture the new leader and the two hatch an elaborate plan. Captain Jin will pretend to be a lone warrior called Wind and rescue the beautiful, blind revolutionary Mei, from prison, earning her trust and escorting her to the secret headquarters of the House of Flying Daggers. The plan works, but to their surprise, Jin and Mei fall deeply in love on their long journey to the House. Danger lurks in th
Zhang YIMOU
ZHANG Yimou

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Production

ELITE GROUP (2003) ENTERPRISES INC. - 1212 Tower II, Admiralty Centre 18 Harcourt Road Hong Kong CHINA - T: 852 2529 3898 - F: 852 2529 5339 - yeungalice@edkofilm.com.hk

Distribution

UIP - T: 33 (0)1 40 07 38 40

French press

NON RENSEIGNÉ - T: 33 (0)1 47 38 14 02 - vincejp@club-internet.fr

International press

PREMIER PR - T: 1 310 285 7050 - pamela@premierpr.net

Foreign sales

FOCUS FEATURES - T: 1 212 343 9230