THE WOMAN KNIGHT OF MIRROR LAKE

By Herman YAU

MEI AH ENTERTAINMENT GROUP LIMITED - as SALES

Martial arts - Completed 2011

From the cast and crew of “The Legend is Born – Ip Man”
Dennis TO V.S. Xin Xin XIONG
2 Kungfu Stars from 2 Different Periods under 1 Battlefield

    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Martial arts
    • Countries
    • CHINA
    • Budget
    • 10 - 25 M$
    • Director(s)
    • Herman YAU
    • Synopsis
    • Qiu Jin - the first female revolutionist in Chinese history.
      Qiu was born in a worry-free official family. The more she studied, the more she loved her country. Fist, martial arts, horse-riding and archery of this little young lady even outperformed her brothers. However, her husband concerned nothing about home nor country, Qiu could only resort to poems to express her emotions. A big quarrel made Qiu leave her home in dismay. As an admirer of Japanese culture after Meiji Reform, she went to Japan for further studies.
      In Japan, she and other classmates initiated Plain-language Paper to inculcate patriotic message; Kyoaikai (Tong Ai Association) to promote equality of man and woman. Through Social Democratic Association, Xu Xi Lin was introduced. They had same vision and joined force for revolution in China. They ran Da Tong Military School and paved way for the revolution.
      In 1907, their revolution failed. Qiu was sentenced to death and executed when she was only 31. The Women Knight of Mirror Lake is remarkable in modern Chinese history.
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