A complex set of intertwined romantic relationships lies at the core of the breathtaking martial arts film. A kung-fu master, about to retire, wants to return a precious sword to his mentor, and entrusts his female friend to deliver it. When she arrives at her destination, she discovers that a visiting young woman is about to be married off in an arranged marriage. Then the precious sword gets stolen, and the action starts as the females battle for control of the sword, while working on their various romances at the same time. Madarin language with English subtitles.
Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh, Ziyi Zhang, Chen Chang, Sihung Lung, Pei-pei Cheng, Fazeng Li, Xian Gao, Yan Hai, Deming Wang
Du Lu Wang, Hui-Ling Wang, James Schamus, Kuo Jung Tsai
Asia Union Film & Entertainment Ltd., China Film Co-Production Corporation, Columbia Pictures Film Production Asia, EDKO Film Ltd., Edko Films, Good Machine, Sony Pictures Classics, United China Vision, Zoom Hunt International Productions Company, Ltd.