Movie House Memories

House of Flying Daggers (2004)

Episode #9

Sony Pictures Classics released House of Flying Daggers to theaters on January 14, 2005. Yimou Zhang directed the film which starred Ziyi Zhang, Takeshi Kaneshiro, and Andy Lau.

‘House of Flying Daggers’ Plot Synopsis

In the Ninth Century, during the reign of the Tang dynasty in China, there exists a secret organization called The House of Flying Daggers. It exists to oppose the current government, and steals from the rich to give to the poor. When two captains of the government army, Leo and Jin, investigate a young dancer named Mei for her ties to the Flying Daggers, they decide to use her to get close to the organization’s leaders. Leo arrests Mei, only to have Jin break her free. Things are complicated more when both men reveal their love for Mei, and it leads them to tragedy.

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Sony Pictures Classics released House of Flying Daggers to theaters on January 14, 2005. Yimou Zhang directs the film which stars Ziyi Zhang, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Andy Lau.

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