John Woo directs an epic masterpiece set in China, A.D. 208. This much-decorated film focuses on a decisive battle which shaped the history of China. The weak Chinese Emperor allows his overbearing general to tackle three southern upstarts, with unexpected results. The international version is about half as long as the original Chinese version. In Mandarin with English subtitles.
146 minutes, No persons under 13 (Sex, Violence) Action, Adventure, Drama, Period piece, War, On the art circuit