About

During the Late Tang Dynasty, a manor is invaded by a demon cat and a sense of unrest befalls the capital of Changan. A poet is charged with investigating the case and meets up with a monk. The two work together and pull apart the thread of clues to reveal a history of truths leading to the events.

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Directed by

Chen Kaige

Written by

Chen Kaige (Writer)
Wang Hui-Ling (Writer)
Baku Yumemakura (Novel)

Runtime

129 minutes

Country

Japan, China

Language

Mandarin

Tagline

Love. Death. Revenge.

Cast

Keywords

cat tang dynasty based on novel or book poet emperor ancient china concubine black cat 8th century