A bizarre murder mystery brings together the most powerful woman in China, the soon-to-be-Empress Wu Zetian, and a formerly exiled detective, Dee Renjie, at the infamous Imperial Palace. Hoping he will solve the crime before her coronation, Wu appoints Dee Chief Judge of the Empire and implores him to combine his indisputable wisdom with his unparalleled martial arts skills to save the future of her dynasty. Inspired by the true story of one of the Tang Dynasty's most celebrated officials.
China -- History -- Tang dynasty, 618-907 -- Drama.
Di, Renjie, 629-700 -- Drama.
Murder -- Investigation -- China -- Drama.
Martial arts films.
Deng, Chao, 1979-
Film Workshop (Firm)
Indomina Media, Inc.
Li, Bingbing, 1976-
Liu, Jialing, 1964-
Tsui, Hark, 1950-
Zhongguo dian ying he zuo zhi pian gong si.