From Wen Jiang, the director of “The Sun Also Rises”, comes the period action/comedy “Let the Bullets Fly”. All you need to know is that it stars Jiang and Chow Yun Fat as badass men doing badass stuff in 1949 China, and those stuff apparently involves guns and swords and people bleeding. Or at least, that’s according to these two posters (via 24FPS). The plot for the film is typically cryptic, but it goes something like this:
Bandit chief Jiang Wen, imposing as a mayor, meets tyrannical gentry Chow Yun-fat in a deadly battle of wit and brutality.
The film co-stars Carina Lau, You Ge, and Jun Hu, and is currently being shopped around Cannes. Look for it in Chinese theaters later this year, and for you non-Chinese types, you’re probably looking at a 2011 DVD import release.
The first poster is admittedly a little bland and generic, but the second one ain’t bad: