A Pillar of Strength
- ScreenwriterPoon Cheuk
In Ming dynasty, the old general Tin Kwok-chu (Tian Guozhu) and Minister But Wai-tak (Minister Bi Weide) are the backbone of the government. While the general is loyal to the goverment, But Wai-tak is selling the country out. The Minister’s daughter, But Lan-ying (Bi Lanying), is a lady with a strong senses of justice. She has grown up with the three children of the old general’s, and is especially close with one of them, Tin Chi-leung (Tian Zhiliang).
The Huns invades and the old general has another battlefield on hand which he has to choose someone capable to deal with the new threat. Chi-leung leaves the chance to his elder brother Tin Chi-kong (Tian Zhigang) and Chi-kong fights with the Huns soon after. Despite his effort, the military info sold away by the Minister is too much for him to counter. Felt like losing and being tricked, Chi-kong seeks to sign an unfair treaty with the Huns. Chi-leung steps up and tries to stop it before it is all too late...