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(2002)

Plot Summary

  • In ancient China, before the reign of the first emperor, warring factions throughout the Six Kingdoms plot to assassinate the most powerful ruler, Qin. When a minor official defeats Qin's three principal enemies, he is summoned to the palace to tell Qin the story of his surprising victory.

    - Written by Yocke
  • In ancient times China was divided into seven kingdoms. Qin, the king of the western most province, is under permanent threat of assassination attempts. His greatest fears are the warriors "Broken Sword", "Flying Snow" and "Sky". One day one of the magistrates of his kingdom enters the palace, claims that he defeated all three of the emperor's adversaries and tells his story; how he beat "Sky" in a duel and used the love between "Broken Sword" and "Flying Snow" to subdue them.

    - Written by Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@inutil.org>
  • In feudal China, the King of Qin is waging a bloody campaign to conquer the entire land. He has been made a target of three dangerous assassins: spear-wielding Sky, and the lovers Broken Sword and Flying Snow. One day word comes that he has nothing left to fear; a prefect known only as Nameless has killed all three assassins. Nameless is called to the palace and asked to recount the tale of how he accomplished this amazing feat. After he tells his story, however, the King notices some flaws in it...

    - Written by rmlohner
  • During the bloody Warring Kingdoms age, only the ruler of Qing stands a chance to unite China into a single peaceful empire. To survive, the six rival send hired martial arts grand masters to kill the Qin king. Nameless, a modest provincial mandarin, tells the king during a private audience, at an exceptionally close distance awarded only to who delivered him of such killers, how he eliminated first spear-wielding Sky in duel, then the lovers Broken Sword and Flying Snow during the siege of their realm, Zhao. The king however responds he sees trough an elaborate plot involving Nameless, only to be equally surprised himself.

    - Written by KGF Vissers

Synopsis

The movie opens with a brief history saying that China was once divided into seven kingdoms that warred with each other constantly...

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