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Story centers on a battle during China's Warring States Period, a series of civil wars, which spanned from the 5th to the 3rd century B.C. Based on a popular Japanese manga, which was in turn based a Japanese novel inspired by Warring States history in China.
A chance meeting with one of her brother's former schoolmates causes a terminally ill young woman to begin digging into her family's tragic past.
This isn't quite the feelgood movie of 2007, but some pretty strong performances from Bingbing Fan and Anthony Wong make this intimate mystery worth catching. I was somewhat unsatisfied by the ending, and the mystery is clunky in places, but the tone and vibrancy of the film cannot be denied.
Watch it with someone you care about... as long as they don't mind a little bit of blood.
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