12th century China, during the Song Dynasty, set against a brewing rebellion by the Jin people against the Imperial Court.
Two hours before a crucial diplomatic meeting between the Song Prime Minister Qin Hui and a high level Jin delegation, the Jin Ambassador is murdered. An important letter destined for the Emperor is stolen from him. As the search for the letter unfolds, alliances are formed, secrets are revealed, and no one can stop the truth that is destined to leave its mark in history.
This film is in Mandarin with Mandarin and English Subtitles
Runtime: 156 mins
Distributed by Niuvision media and PR partner Beyond Events
Full River Red
Director: Zhang Yimou
Starring: Shen Teng, Jackson Yee, Zhang Yi.
Zhang Yimou’s Chinese Smash Is an Epic Historical Whodunnit Filled With Twists, Variety
The latest film from Zhang Yimou weaves slapstick fun into an investigation of a 12th-century political murder, The New York Times.
This 12th century comic mystery opens with a touch of “Macbeth” before peeling back layer after layer of Agatha Christie-esque puzzle-box intrigue, Los Angeles Times
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