The Opening Film of the DCNYF Chinese Film Festival 2012 in association with Etihad Airways.

In ancient China, a doctor risks all to rescue a child whose family has been massacred; sacrificing his own son, he raises the child as his own and plots vengeance against the depraved minister responsible. A film by Chen Kaige, acclaimed director of the 1993 film, Farewell My Concubine.

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon in 2012 with the Dublin Chinese New Year Festival, from 20th January to 3rd February (for more information, go to: