Be prepared for the latest martial arts epic from acclaimed director Zhang Yimou who has been stunning the world with Hero. How does love exist in a world where no one can be trusted and ambush is coming from all sides in House of Flying Daggers?
Towards the end of the Tang dynasty, the Emperor's rule is waning and corruption is rife, and many groups are formed in society to challenge the authorities. Out of all the groups, the most powerful is House of Flying Daggers. The government decides to send Feng Tian County's top captains Leo (Andy Lau) and Jin (Takeshi Kaneshiro) to capture the new leader within 10 days.
Leo suspects that Mei (Zhang Ziyi), the beautiful new dancer at the Peony Pavillion is the daughter of the old leader, and Leo decides to send Jin disguised as a warrior called Wind to rescue Mei, and to ensnare her trust so she'll lead them to the secret headquarters of House of Flying Daggers. But as Jin and Mei spend more time together, they begin to develop feelings and desire for each other. However, danger is lurking from all corners, and can Jin and Mei really love each other when there are secrets being hidden from both sides?
House of Flying Daggers has been accepted into prestigeous film festivals such as Cannes and Toronto to critical acclaim, as well as commercial success in Asia. The three actors, all acclaimed in the international arena, gives stunning performances as people torn between love and torn apart by betrayal. The fight choreography is staged by Ching Siu-Tung whose wonderful work is on Hero is now transferred here, with a stunning action sequence in a bamboo forest. Riding on the success of Hero in the United States, Zhang Yimou has created a wonder story from a Chinese director who has achieve both critical and mainstream success, and House of Flying Daggers will be everything you will expect from this master! [Quelle: Yesasia]
|Titel:||House Of Flying Daggers (十面埋伏) - Acrylic Case Limited Edition (2 Disc Set)|
|Orginal Titel:||十面埋伏 (Shi mian mai fu) | Lovers|
|Deutscher Titel:||House Of Flying Daggers|
|Studio:||Beijing New Picture Film Co.|
|Land / Jahr:||China ⁄
|Altersfreigabe:||Süd-Korea: ab 12|
|Action-Regisseur:||Siu-Tung Tony CHING|
|Produzent:||Chi-Keung Bill KONG|
|Ausführender Produzent:||Wei-Ping ZHANG|
|Associate Producer:||Zhen-Yan ZHANG|
|Besetzung:||Takeshi KANESHIRO als Jin|
Tak-Wah Andy LAU als Leo
Ziyi ZHANG als Xiao Mei
Dandan SONG als Yee
|Region:||Code 3 [Süd-Korea]|
|Disctyp:||DVD 9 [Film]
DVD 9 [Bonusmaterial]
|Tonformate:||Mandarin Dolby Digital 5.1 [O-Ton]
Mandarin DTS 5.1 [O-Ton]
|Untertitel:||Koreanisch, Englisch, Chinesisch [vereinfacht]|