Director: Zhang Yimou
Writer: Zhang Yimou
Starring: Chow Yun-Fat, Gong Li
Released: April 25, 2007
Rating: (M)
Runtime: 114 minutes
Story: Chow Yun-Fat and Gong Li play star-crossed lovers who fall in love within the borders of a kingdom. She plays Phoenix, an imperial bodyguard, while he plays Prince Ping. Numerous forces, including Ping's stepmother, who is also in love with him, try to keep the lovers apart. It leads them on a dangerous journey where secrets of the royal family are uncovered.
Yun-Fat Chow Emperor Ping
Li Gong Empress Phoenix
Jay Chou Prince Jai
Ye Liu Crown Prince Wan
Dahong Ni Imperial Physician Jiang
Junjie Qin Prince Yu
Man Li Jiang Chan
Jin Chen Mrs. Jiang