War and Beauty DVD (TVB)
Number of Discs : 6
Starring : Maggie Cheung, Charmaine Sheh, Gigi Lai, Sheren Teng, Bowie Lam,
Episodes : 30
Dialogue / Language : Cantonese/Mandarin
Subtitles : English
Regions Coding : NTSC, All Regions
Fifteen years after Qing Emperor Jiaqing was crwoned, the country appears to be in harmony. However, fights between the imperial concubines escalate.
Beauty never lasts. All the imperial concubines, including the emperor's beloved YUET (Sheren Teng), understan this and become nervous when the triennial imperial concubine election approaches. YUET's position is threatened by an imperial descendant YING (Gigi Lai), a powerful eunuch's adopted daughter SHUN (Charmaine Sheh) and an experienced imperial servant maid SIN (Maggie Cheung). They are friends and enemies in the war for the emperor's love.
The four beautiful women are either friends or lovers of an imperial physician YEUNG (Bowie Lam) and a trooper MO (Moses Chan). Plots and lies undermine their love and friendships in the palace