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Journey to the Western Xia Empire

Xixia lu tiaotiao

Directed by Lu Wei
China, 1997


In medieval China, soldiers are dispatched by the emperor to collect male children who will be molded into warriors. The mother of one kidnapped child follows the soldiers’ procession to care for her son, earning their respect and admiration in the process.

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Journey to the Western Xia Empire Directed by Lu Wei

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