A film by Kaige Chen
Starring You Ge, Xueqi Wang and Xiaoming Huang

A film from the director of Farewell My Concubine and The Emperor and the Assassin.

For generations, the Zhao family has wielded power until their mortal enemy Tu’an Gu (Wang Xue Qi), determined to wipe out their influence forever, ) slaughters the entire Zhao clan.

However, one Zhao baby survives, hidden by Cheng Ying (Ge You), the doctor who delivered him. Set on revenge, Cheng Ying enrolls the Zhao orphan into the service of the Tu’an Gu household, plotting to use him as an instrument of vengeance when he comes of age. As the day of reckoning draws closer, so too does Tu’an’s discovery of the boy’s true identity.

A classical historical drama of grand passions and humanity. —Maggie Lee, The Hollywood Reporter

A welcome return to form for Chen Kaige. —Leslie Felperin, Variety


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Running Time
122 mins

Past Screenings (since April 2nd, 2009)

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012
9:30pm · 7:00pm · 4:30pm
Wednesday, Aug 1, 2012
9:30pm · 7:00pm · 4:30pm
Tuesday, Jul 31, 2012
9:30pm · 7:00pm · 4:30pm
Monday, Jul 30, 2012
9:30pm · 7:00pm · 4:30pm
Sunday, Jul 29, 2012
9:30pm · 7:00pm · 4:30pm · 2:00pm
Saturday, Jul 28, 2012
9:30pm · 7:00pm · 4:30pm · 2:00pm
Friday, Jul 27, 2012
9:30pm · 7:00pm · 4:30pm · 2:00pm

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