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House of Flying Daggers (19-May-2004)

Original Title: Shi mian mai fu

Director: Yimou Zhang

Writers: Feng Li; Bin Wang; Yimou Zhang

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Drama, Romance, Martial Arts, China

Martial-arts drama follows a police captain's complicated relationship with a blind dancer.

859 A.D.: Tang Dynasty-era China sits on the precipice of anarchy, with a clandestine organization known as the "House of Flying Daggers" threatening to topple the incumbent government. Assigned to investigate the conspiracy by commanding officer Leo, young policeman Jin investigates a dancer believed to maintain ties to the "House" named Mei, embarking on a strange relationship with the woman filled with spectacle after Leo intervenes in the case.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Takeshi Kaneshiro
11-Oct-1973   Chungking Express
Andy Lau
27-Sep-1961   House of Flying Daggers
Ziyi Zhang
9-Feb-1979   Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon


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