During Japan's 50-year long occupation of Taiwan, survivors of the aboriginal tribes who first settled on the island lived in the central Taiwanese mountains.
Following decades of indignities, Mouna Rudo (Lin Ching-Tai), the fierce leader of one of the Seediq tribes, joins forces with the leaders of the other tribes to plan a spectacular rebellion against the Japanese inhabitants.
john woo needs to make a movie about 2-28 the white terror instead of this stupid nonsense which is none in comparison of importance. it figures since he came from mainland china.
try to look up 228 or white terror. when chinese government suppressed taiwan by force because japan lost the 2nd world war, thousands of prominent taiwanese vanished killed, imprisoned for lifetime without reason. the chinese government forbade all discussion of the event for fifty years. no mention of the 2-28 incident appeared in textbooks. families dared not even speak the names of relatives who were killed or who disappeared. a well known village doctor who everyone loved was imprisoned. when the villagers asked for his release, the chinese government gave him life sentence. don't ever call a real taiwanese a chinese please!!! you will know the difference because mainlanders from
why doesn't john woo make a movie about 228? now that is a big event in taiwan and much more recent,where the chinese came and killed doctors, lawyers, teachers, any intellects. my grandpa was a teacher, watched his friend die in a classroom in front of kids. real taiwanese prefer japanese to chinese any day!!!don't know what john woo is thinking