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What is the movie Dragon Blade about?

What is the movie Dragon Blade about?

An exiled Chinese general (Jackie Chan) offers shelter to a renegade Roman (John Cusack) and his legion, then becomes involved in the soldier’s dispute with Rome’s villainous consul (Adrien Brody).
Dragon Blade/Film synopsis

Is Dragon Blade a true story?

“Dragon Blade” is an historical epic set in Han Dynasty China. It is loosely based on the true story of a missing legion of Roman soldiers who ended up along China’s Silk Road in 48 BCE. Adrien Brody and John Cusack play rival English-speaking Roman generals Tiberius and Lucius, respectively.

Does Netflix have dragon blade?

Is Dragon Blade (2015) on Netflix USA? Sorry, Dragon Blade is not available on American Netflix.

Who was the child in dragon blade?

Not long after, Wild Geese Gate is threatened by a legion from the Roman Empire in need of water and supplies, among which is a blind boy named Publius (Jozef Waite).

Who is Publius in Dragon Blade?

Jozef Waite
Dragon Blade (2015) – Jozef Waite as Publius – IMDb.

Is Dragon Blade all in Chinese?

Dragon Blade was released in IMAX 3D on 19 February 2015, the first day of the Chinese New Year holiday period. The film was released in the United States on 4 September 2015 by Lionsgate Premiere….Dragon Blade (film)

Dragon Blade
Countries China Hong Kong
Languages Mandarin English
Budget US$65 million
Box office US$122,606,884

Did the Romans fight the Chinese?

In the year 119 AD during the reign of the Emperor Hadrian, a massive and unprecedented Roman invasion of the Han Chinese territory in Western Asia took place. The war – which came to be known as the Roman-Sino War – was the largest the ancient world had ever seen.

What year does Dragon Blade take place?

48 BCE
Dragon Blade is set in 48 BCE (mysteriously rounded up to 50 BCE in the US version) during the rule of Emperor Xuan of the Han Dynasty.

Did a Roman legion go to China?

The battle of Carrhae[1] ended fifty-three years before the birth of Jesus Christ, on the last day of May. It was a shameful disaster for the Roman army: seven legions with the strength of 45,000 men were humiliated and routed by 10,000 Parthian archers.

What did Romans think of China?

The short answer is: yes, the Romans knew of the existence of China. They called it Serica, meaning ‘the land of silk’, or Sinae, meaning ‘the land of the Sin (or Qin)’ (after the first dynasty of the Chinese empire, the Qin Dynasty). The Chinese themselves were called Seres.