The Promise (2005)

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?

Directing:
  • Chen Kaige

Writing:
  • Chen Kaige

Stars:
Release Date: 2005-12-15
themoviedb icon 5.6/10
  • Country: CN, JP, KR
  • Language: Deutsch | 普通话 | English
  • Runtime: 98
Hiroyuki Sanada
Hiroyuki Sana...
General Guangming
Cecilia Cheung
Cecilia Cheun...
Princess Qingcheng
Hong Chen
Hong Chen
Goddess Manshen
Jang Dong-gun
Jang Dong-gun
Kunlun
Liu Ye
Liu Ye
Snow Wolf
Cheng Qian
Cheng Qian
The Emperer
Nicholas Tse
Nicholas Tse
Wuhuan