China's Official Choice for the 2004 Oscar Awards, Foreign Language Film Category!During the reign of the Tang Dynasty in China, a secret organization called "The House of the Flying Daggers" rises and opposes the government. A police officer named Leo sends officer Jin to investigate a young dancer named Mei, claiming that she has ties to the "Flying Daggers", Leo arrests Mei, only to have Jin break her free in a plot to gain her trust and lead the police to the new leader of the secret organization. But things are far more complicated than they seem! Starring: Dandan Song, Ziyi Zhang, Takeshi Kaneshiro and Andy Lau. Directed by: Zhang Yimou. Cantonese language. English subtitled.