Lord of Shang­hai

The Nation - - SIDELINES -

Set in the early 20th cen­tury, the film cen­tres on coun­try girl Cas­sia (Yu Nan) who gives birth to a daugh­ter af­ter her lover, the allpow­er­ful triad lord Chang Lix­iong is killed. Cas­sia rises to star­dom in the Shang­hai opera un­der the pa­tron­age of the sec­ond-gen­er­a­tion triad lord, Huang Peiyu (Qin Hao). But when she dis­cov­ers that Huang was in­volved in her lover’s death, she per­suades Yu Qiyang (Rhy­dian Vaughan), an at­ten­dant to both lords, to plot the mur­der of Huang and suc­ceed him. Rated 15+

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