Studio:Columbia Pictures (Sony)
Starring:Jiang Wen, Ge You, Zhou Yun, Shu Qi, Wen Zhang
The second film in "the Bullets Trilogy" (begun with Jiang's 2010 hit feature "Let The Bullets Fly," one of the highest grossing domestic Chinese releases in recent years, with over $140 million at the worldwide box office). Set in 1920s Shanghai, the film is based on a true story. Ma Zouri (Jiang Wen) and Xiang Feitian (Ge You) establish a notorious beauty pageant called the "Flowers Competition." All of the city’s elite attend this gala event, but when Wanyan Ying unexpectedly wins, it sets into motion a series of tragic events that change their destinies.