Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.
- Genre: Adventure, Drama, Action, Romance
- Studio: China Film Co-Production Corporation, Columbia Pictures Film Production Asia, Good Machine, EDKO Film, Asia Union Film & Entertainment Ltd., United China Vision, Zoom Hunt International Productions Company Ltd.
- Keyword: flying, martial arts, kung fu, based on novel or book, mountain, sword, taskmaster, comb, tiger, fistfight, sword fight, thief, revenge, villainess, theft, historical, female martial artist, 18th century, wuxia, warrior, bamboo, tavern fight, action hero, qing dynasty
- Cast: Chow Yun-Fat, Michelle Yeoh, Zhang Ziyi, Chang Chen, Cheng Pei-Pei, Sihung Lung