An orphaned girl, driven by poverty at such a young age, makes a promise with an enchantress. In return for beauty and the admiration of every man, she will never be with the man she loves. This spell cannot be broken unless the impossible happens: snow falling in spring and the dead coming back to life. Now a grown and beautiful princess, she regrets her promise, for all of the men she's loved has always been met with tragedy. In love again with a man behind a red armor and a golden mask who rescues her from death, she is tormented by their inevitable parting. Meanwhile, Kunlun, the slave of a great general, is searching for the lost memories of a family he once had. Soon the fate of these two intertwine when the princess believes the general to be her hero, thus pulling him into this web of fate. What end will befallen our three characters? Are their fates already sealed by a higher power, or can they still choose a life they want?

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  1. Chen Kaige

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Cecilia Cheung

    Cecilia Cheung

    Princess Qingcheng

  2. Liu Ye

    Liu Ye

    Snow Wolf

  3. Hong Chen

    Hong Chen

    Goddess Manshen

  4. Cheng Qian

    Cheng Qian

    The Emperer

  5. Jang Dong-gun

    Jang Dong-gun


  6. Hiroyuki Sanada

    Hiroyuki Sanada

    General Guangming

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Movie Data


Original Title Wu Ji

Status Released

Original Language Mandarin

Runtime 1h 38m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage http://thepromisemovie.net

Release Information

  • May 5, 2006
    PG-13, Theatrical



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