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Brotherhood of Blades

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Brotherhood of Blades (2014)

111 min - Romance, Action, Drama - 7 August 2014
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Set in the late Ming Dynasty, "Brotherhood of Blades" tells of three close friends who serve as Jinyiwei guards. They are dispatched by a palace eunuch (Nie Yuan) to hunt down Wei Zhongxian, a eunuch politician who had been forced to resign from his influential post and exiled from Beijing. The Jinyiwei brothers return successfully from their quest, only to find that their task was but the beginning of a strange conspiracy.

Director:  Lu Yang
Writers:  Lu Yang, Shu Chen

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Set in the late Ming Dynasty, "Brotherhood of Blades" tells of three close friends who serve as Jinyiwei guards. They are dispatched by a palace eunuch (Nie Yuan) to hunt down Wei Zhongxian, a eunuch politician who had been forced to resign from his influential post and exiled from Beijing. The Jinyiwei brothers return successfully from their quest, only to find that their task was but the beginning of a strange conspiracy.


Collections: Lu Yang

Genres: Romance, Action, Drama

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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  7 August 2014

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Runtime:  1 h 51 min

Set in the late Ming Dynasty, “Brotherhood of Blades” tells of three close friends who serve as Jinyiwei guards.

They are dispatched by a palace eunuch (Nie Yuan) to hunt down Wei Zhongxian, a eunuch politician who had been forced to resign from his influential post and exiled from Beijing. The Jinyiwei brothers return successfully from their quest, only to find that their task was but the beginning of a strange conspiracy.

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Brotherhood of Blades by Lu Yang

Brotherhood of Blades (Chinese: 绣春刀; pinyin: Xiùchūndāo) is a 2014 Chinese wuxia film directed by Lu Yang. Its sequel, Brotherhood of Blades 2 will be released on August 11, 2017. The film is set in 1627, towards the end of the Ming dynasty, when a young emperor decides to end the influence of all-powerful eunuch Wei (Chin Shi-chieh) and purge his supporters. Caught in the midst of the intrigue are three lowly cash-strapped warriors from the Imperial Assassins, the secret police, who are given orders to find and kill Wei. [wikipedia]