In the mid 19th century, China is starting to feel major pressure from the foreign invasion and suffering economically from the ban against opium smuggling and usage. As a result, political figures are desperately seeking help and strategies on how to defend themselves against the inevitable war. Lin Hoi Nan (Chiu), known for his heroic efforts, is hired by the Government to produce firearms and other weapons.
Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda.
The life and death of the legendary Ludwig van Beethoven. Beside all the work he is known for, the composer once wrote a famous love letter to a nameless beloved and the movie tries to find out who this beloved was.