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Main Characters/Performers: 1. Xiao Mei - first appearing as new star dancer in lavish Peony Pavilion brothel, Mei is believed to be the blind daughter of a rebel group's recently ... See full summary »

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Yimou Zhang

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Feng Li, Bin Wang | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Takeshi Kaneshiro ... Captain Jin
Andy Lau ... Captain Leo
Ziyi Zhang ... Mei
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Storyline

Main Characters/Performers: 1. Xiao Mei - first appearing as new star dancer in lavish Peony Pavilion brothel, Mei is believed to be the blind daughter of a rebel group's recently assassinated leader- played by Zhang Ziyi . 2. Jin - police captain in the ruling Tang emperor's service, enlisted by his superior Leo to play the role of double agent by helping Mei escape and getting her to lead him - and government troops - to the rebel stronghold - played by Takeshi Kaneshiro. 3. Leo - introduced as a high ranking policeman in the Tang emperor's service, Leo turns out to a mole planted years earlier by the rebels working to overthrow the corrupt ruling Tang government - played by Andy Lau . Written by Sonja Pavkovic

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Country:

China

Language:

Chinese | Mandarin

Release Date:

2004 (China) See more »

Filming Locations:

Ukraine See more »

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(documentary)

Color:

Color
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