Studio: Columbia Pictures (Sony)
Director: Jiang Wen
MPAA Rating: N/A
Starring: Jiang Wen, Ge You, Zhou Yun, Shu Qi, Wen Zhang
Copyright Holder: N/A
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.