A story of epic revenge, SACRIFICE, written and directed by Chen Kaige, focuses on a power hungry general who wipes out his rival along with his entire family, save for one newborn. The infant is protected by the doctor who delivered him and raises him as his own, hoping to mold him into his own instrument of retribution. SACRIFICE stars Ge You (FAREWELL MY CONCUMBINE) and Wang Xue Qi (FOREVER ENTHRALLED). It is based on "Orphan of Zhao" by Ji Jun-Xiang and is set during the Yuan Dynasty. It is the first Chinese play known in Europe between the 8th and 5th Century B.C., also known as the Spring and Autumn period in China's history.