The Woman Knight of Mirror Lake

Genre: Drama
When the women of her time had their feet bound to please men, Qiu Jin was already questioning the sexual inequality of feudal traditions. Free-spirited and well-educated, she grew up practicing martial arts and was as well versed in poetry as she was in sword-fighting. When this rebellious girl moved to Beijing with her husband, she witnessed how her country was raided and ravaged by foreign powers. With the encouragement of her neighbor Wu Zhiying, the wife of righteous magistrate Li Zhongyue, Qiu Jin left her family behind to pursue study in Japan. There, she met some like-minded schoolmates who shared her ideals, including revolutionary leader Xu Xilin, and secretly joined his anti-Qing cause. After returning to China, Qiu Jin participated in the uprisings staged by Xu Xilin, leading a small group of hot-blooded students against the armed forces of the corrupt Qing government...
Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 2011-10-13
Run time: 115 minute / 1:55
Director: Herman Yau
Production Country: China

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Huang Yi
as Qiu Jin
Anthony Wong
as Li Zongyue
Dennis To Yue-Hong
as Xu Xilin / Hsu Hsi-Lin
Rose Chan Ka-Wun
as Fusheng
Kevin Cheng
as Wang Tingjun
Pat Ha
as Wu Zhiying
Lam Suet
as Gui Fu
Xiong Xin-Xin
as Captain Ao Feng
Wong Yau-Nam
as Chen Boping
Chiu Tien-You
as Chen Tien-Hua
Awayne Liu
as Liu Daoyi
Mia Yam
as Chen Fen
Chui Tien-You
as Chen Tianhua
Liu Gang
Directing
Herman Yau Director

Writing
Erica Lee Writer

Production
Checkley Sin Kwok-Lam Producer

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