Synopsis by Jason Buchanan
A police investigation into a series of seemingly supernatural murders reveals a dark conspiracy in this stylized period mystery from director Law Chi-Leung. China: the warlord era. A young girl accused of stealing bullets from an arsenal pays the ultimate price at the hands of a ruthless crime boss. In the aftermath of that tragedy, murders begin occurring with alarming frequency. As police detectives Bao and Guo delve into the case, all evidence indicates that the deceased girl is the killer. Upon discovering a disturbing connection between the crime boss and the local police chief, however, Bao and Guo realize that the truth is far more sinister than fiction.
cover-up, crime-lord, police-detective, warlord