The Emperor's Shadow (Qin song)
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The Emperor's Shadow (Qin song)
The most expensive film ever made in China up to the time of its release, Qin Song (1996) is an historical epic of that country's first emperor. Jiang Wen stars as Ying Zheng, king of China's Qin province in the third century B.C. Determined to unite the land's six disparate kingdoms under his control, Qin has embarked on a campaign of conquest and unification. In the kingdom of Yan, however, Qin orders his men to spare the life of Gao Jianli (Ge You), a childhood companion whose mother cared for and even nursed both boys. Jianli is now a musician, and Zheng has plans for his old… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

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"Unquestionably a vigorous example of old-fashioned storytelling that compensates for its occasional clunkiness with a great deal of narrative zest."
‑ Richard Porton, Film Journal International
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