Director: Andrew Lau
Writer: Jing Wong
Stars: Chingmy Yau, Tony Ka Fai Leung, Rongguang Yu, Valerie Chow, Kwok-Pong Chan
Countries: Hong Kong
A legendary curse is placed on the fall of the Manchu Dynasty. Empress Dowager Cixi goes from just another pretty face in the harem of the concubines to the First Lady of Vice via various strategies and manipulations in a most-ambitious political conspiracy with spine-chilling viciousness.