Liu Jian, a Chinese intelligence officer in Paris on an assignment that finds him in the midst of an international conspiracy. The French connection is Richard, the head of the vice squad, who intends to kill the drug lord then frame Jian. Jian then enlists the aid of a prostitute to prove his innocence from a deadly conspiracy while returning a favor to her.
Practical, resourceful and unfussy. That's Jet Li, the Martha Stewart of martial arts mayhem.
September 19, 2010
Jet Li's true masterpiece of the 2000s is a blitzkrieg of crazy, hard-R martial arts. Forget the need to always know who's beating whom or why in a narrative that's basically negligible. "Dragon's" gritty, giddy grindhouse thrills trump logic.