About the film
Release Date: February 24, 1973
|Slogan||:||«No one could stand in their way... and live!»|
|Production Companies||:||Shaw Brothers|
|Producers||:||Run Run Shaw|
|Writers||:||Ni Kuang, Chang Cheh|
Set in the waning years of the Ching Dyansty, this dramatic, tragic, romantic, blood-soaked martial arts tale of betrayal and revenge explores one of the most sensational scandals in Chinese history and marked the true ascension of its director and actors to superstar status. In fact, Ti Lung won Taiwan's Golden Horse Award for Outstanding Performance as the challenging role of a jealous provincial governor who kills his friend in order to steal the man's wife.