The Journey to the Western Xia Empire


1h 53m 1997

Brief Synopsis

Story focuses on Ya, a young woman who is taken up by a group of horsemen who have kidnapped 10 male babies from her village as blood stock for their emperor. She eventually has a role in teaching these bloodthirsty men something about the rules of humanity and selflessness.

Film Details

Also Known As
Journey to the Western Xia Empire, Xi Xia Lu Tiaotiao
Release Date
1997
Location
Gansu Province, China

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 53m

Synopsis

Story focuses on Ya, a young woman who is taken up by a group of horsemen who have kidnapped 10 male babies from her village as blood stock for their emperor. She eventually has a role in teaching these bloodthirsty men something about the rules of humanity and selflessness.

Film Details

Also Known As
Journey to the Western Xia Empire, Xi Xia Lu Tiaotiao
Release Date
1997
Location
Gansu Province, China

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 53m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States August 1997

Released in United States March 1998

Shown at Locarno International Film Festival (in competition) August 6-16, 1997.

Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 5-15, 1998.

Released in United States March 1998 (Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 5-15, 1998.)

Released in United States August 1997 (Shown at Locarno International Film Festival (in competition) August 6-16, 1997.)

Released in United States 1997