During the 4th century, war broke out between the feudal Northern Wei dynasty and Southern Liang dynasties, leading Liang's General Lin Xie to take his only child, the 19 year old Lin Shu, ... See full summary »
The literal translation of the title of this film is: Yong Zheng Dynasty.
Yong Zheng, the fifth emperor of Manchu dynasty, and the third Qing ruler who ruled China, is generally portrayed as a devil who killed many intellectuals. His achievement is therefore willfully ignored by historian and this TV-series had honestly faced the history, giving him the credits that he deserves, which was denied for so long. Yong Zheng was for the first time, was neither eulogized as a saint nor demonized as a devil, but was treated as a person like he should be.
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