The film tells the story of Qiu Jin and her involvement in revolutionary uprisings against the Qing Dynasty in Anhui province. Influences on her life are shown through a series of flashbacks. As a child, Qiu Jin resisted having her feet bound according to common practice, and instead pursued her interests to learn horse riding, martial arts and literature with her father and brother. Through her poetry, she expresses the her sorrow at the weak state of the nation and the repression of women. Finding other like minded women in Beijing and then travelling to Japan to study reinforces her view that nationalist action is required to reform China.
The Shaw Brothers Collection box set finally gives Martial Arts and Asian Cinema fans what they have been waiting for. The box set is presented in a high impact, beautifully designed thick stock sleeve and contains 4 of the all time best Shaw Brothers movies. The Heroic Ones, The Battle Wizard, The Duel of the Century and Two Champions of Shaolin movies are packaged in slim pack sleeves and contain many menu extra’s. If you are a fan of the Shaw Brothers this is a must have!MENU EXTRASNew English TracksOriginal Mandarin Chinese with English SubtitlesTheatrical TrailersDigitally Remasters