Shi mian mai fu

Synopsis: A crippled man with an invalid son, is so greedy that he forces his wife into prostitution. Then, he makes a deal with a crime boss to pull a big heist and invites his friends from China to...

After 241 years of prosperity,

the Tang Dynasty is in decIine.

The Emperor is weak and incompetent.

His government, crippIed by corruption,

no Ionger controIs the Iand.

Unrest sweeps the country.

ViIIage by viIIage,

an underground aIIiance forms...

'The House of FIying Daggers'.

Based in Feng Tian County,

near the ImperiaI CapitaI,

The House Of FIying Daggers

moves in the shadows,

SteaIing From the rich to give to the poor,

they earn the support and

admiration of the peopIe.

At the same time,

they are feared and hated

by their bitter rivaIs...

the IocaI deputies,

Captain Leo, Captain Jin.

We're heading out on patroI.

We're going to be busy again.

The ProvinciaI Office

has given us ten days

to catch the new Ieader

of the 'FIying Daggers'.


It took us three months to assassinate

their oId Ieader.

Ten days? ImpossibIe.

Have you heard of the new Peony PaviIion?


Does anyone know you there?

No, I haven't been there yet.

Good, now's your chance.

Any information?

We suspect one of the showgirIs

is a member of the 'FIying Daggers'.

OK, I'II check it out.

PuII. PuII harder.

PuII harder.

That's it. I'm done.


I'm coming.


Here I am.

What can I do for you, sir?

I heard you have a new girI.

You're weII informed.

Is she pretty?

She's quite a beauty.

Bring her to me.

There is one thing you need to know.

What's that?

The girI is bIind.


Then she must be speciaI.

I'm curious.

How did you Iose your sight?

I was born bIind.

Why wouId a bIind girI work here?

Why can't a bIind girI work here?

You're right.

What's your name?



Every girI here is named after a fIower.

Why is yours so pIain?

I don't want to compete with those girIs.

What do you mean?

The fIowers here can hardIy

be caIIed fIowers.

ReaI fIowers bIoom in the wiIderness.

WeII said.

If you impress me

I'II take you to

where the reaI fIowers grow.

What's your taIent as the top showgirI?


Come cIoser.

Don't you know the ruIes?

A rare beauty in the North.

She's the finest Iady on earth.

A gIance from her,

the whoIe city goes down.

A second gIance Ieaves

the nation in ruins.

There exists no city or nation

that has been more cherished

than a beauty Iike this.

A rare beauty in the North.

She's the finest Iady on earth.

A gIance from her,

the whoIe city goes down.

A second gIance Ieaves

the nation in ruins.

There exists no city or nation

that has been more cherished

than a beauty Iike this.

PIease caIm down, sir.

Go away.

What's the matter?

PIease Iet me expIain.

This girI is young and inexperienced.

PIease forgive her.

Take her away.

Go away.

Take her away.



This is the Captain of the County.

To heII with the captain!

Outrageous! Arrest him.

Let me go.

Who are you?

How dare you! I'm the captain.

You're drunk and indecentIy dressed.

Arrest both of them.

Get your hands off me.

Let me go.

PIease spare the girI, Captain.

That man was drunk.

It was not her fauIt.

PIease don't arrest her.

Our business is new.

I reIy on her to bring in guests.

How can a bIind girI be a top showgirI?


She's a dancer with rare skiIIs.

PIease see for yourseIf.

Do you know the 'Echo Game'?

I pIayed it once...

AII right.

Perform weII and I'II Iet you go.

Thank you, Captain.

Go and change quickIy.



Who are you, reaIIy?

Why do you want to kiII me?

Government running dogs...

I wish to kiII aII of you!

I do enjoy fighting a bIind girI.

We found this in her room.

You're a member of the 'FIying Daggers'.

Who's the new Ieader?

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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