About

The film is set in 1913 Beijing, during Yuan Shikai's presidency of the Republic of China. It depicts the adventures of a team of unlikely heroines: Tsao Wan, a patriotic rebel who dresses as a man; Sheung Hung, a woman in search of a missing box of jewels; and Pat Neil, the daughter of a Peking Opera impresario.

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Directed by

Tsui Hark

Written by

Raymond To (Writer)

Runtime

104 minutes

Country

Hong Kong

Language

Kantonese

Cast

Keywords

cultural revolution peking opera

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