The Grand Substitution

  • 1965
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Opera

After the emperor hands over many affairs of state to a crooked and ruthless prime minister (Ying), trouble brews. After an uprising, Ying persuades the emperor to purge Po and his family, which numbers over three hundred. Li-hua, the emperor's sister and Po's daughter-in-law, is the only one spared. She gives birth to a son whose life is in danger, but...read more

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After the emperor hands over many affairs of state to a crooked and ruthless prime minister (Ying), trouble brews. After an uprising, Ying persuades the emperor to purge Po and his family, which numbers over three hundred. Li-hua, the emperor's sister and Po's daughter-in-law, is the

only one spared. She gives birth to a son whose life is in danger, but a friend, Chun, substitutes his baby. The real heir is taken into Ying's home. Fifteen years go by, and the boy is informed of his origin. He kills Ying and avenges his family's honor.

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