Watch The Warlords
- 1 hr 53 min
Love, honor and loyalty underline a civil war engulfing the Qing Dynasty. Revolutionary soldiers are led by religious fanatics determined to quash the Qing Dynasty. Pang Qingyun, a Qing Dynasty soldier, climbs from the desecration of life resulting from a bloody battle with the revolutionaries to learn he is one of but a handful of survivors. His mind is numbed and he's deadened to life as he makes his way through the lives cut short by the chaos of battle. A despondent and weary Pang is given shelter by Lian, a beautiful peasant woman. Lian provides him room, shelter and a few intimate moments. A night of recuperating gives Pang a new lease on life. His encounters bandit Jiang during his journey home. Jiang tests Pang's fighting skills by provoking a fight. Pang's fighting success leads to meeting 'big brother' Zhao. Lian reappears in Pang's life at the same time bringing with her secrets revealed during clandestine meetings. The three men become blood brothers who join the imperial army in order to survive the civil war. Will Pang's desire to bring peace be too big a sacrifice for those around him? Will his ego thwart his ultimate goal?