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The story is set in early 20th century. Country girl Cassia is sold as a maid to a Shanghai brothel, where Madam Shin considers her a no- count big foot with big breasts. But Cassia soon ... See full summary »

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Sherwood Hu

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Pang Bei (screen-play by), Sherwood Hu | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Apphia Apphia ... Black Singer
Jim Bennett Jim Bennett ... Thompson
Chai Bin Chai Bin ... Hong Men Members
Xiajie Cai Xiajie Cai ... Peace Hotel Assassins
Kefan Cao Kefan Cao ... Counselor
Yongqing Chen Yongqing Chen ... Shanghai Triad Lords
Huang Chenhao Huang Chenhao ... Pingtan Male Singer
Cao Dekun Cao Dekun ... Hong Men Members
Bowen Duan Bowen Duan ... Liu Ji
Duobujie Duobujie ... General Lu
Jean Favie Jean Favie ... Foreign Judge
Liu Feixiang Liu Feixiang ... Hong Men Members
Xiaojie Fu Xiaojie Fu ... Hong Men Members
Anthony Gavard ... Jazz Dancer
Fang Ge Fang Ge ... Shanghai Triad Lords
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The story is set in early 20th century. Country girl Cassia is sold as a maid to a Shanghai brothel, where Madam Shin considers her a no- count big foot with big breasts. But Cassia soon becomes the favorite of the triad Lord of Hong Men, Chang Lixiong - the Lord of Shanghai. Leaving a meeting with Huang Peiyu, Leader of Chinese Revolutionary League, Lord Chang is killed and Cassia is left alone and helpless. She is expelled to the countryside, where she gives birth to a daughter. After years of hardship, Cassia returns to Shanghai to scrape by with work in a local opera troupe. Under the patronage of the second generation triad Lord, Huang Peiyu, she rises to stardom in the Shanghai Opera. But when she discovers that Huang was implicated in Lord Chang's assassination, she persuades Yu Qiyang - who had served as attendant to both lords - to plot the murder of Huang and succeed him.

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Country:

China

Language:

Chinese

Release Date:

19 June 2016 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

Shanghai Wang See more »

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Hus Entertainment See more »
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