周迅Zhou Xun 朱亞文Zhu YaWen 秦海璐Qin HaiLu 劉威Liu Wei 黃軒Huang Xuan
In 1930s, Shandong Gaomi sorghum is everywhere and banditry rampant. Mayor Zhu Haosan determined to root out banditry. A 19 years old girl, Jiu Er was born in the impoverished landlord family. Her father who addicted in gambling sold Jiu Er to a rich family. However, their son, Shan Bianlang suffered from leprosy.
To flee from forced marriage, Jiu Er and the son of Mayor Zhang Junjie promise to elope. Unfortunately, their promise was leaked out, bandits caught Jiu Er. Yu Zhanao who provided food to bandits met Jiu Er there. He fell in love with Jiu Er at first sight and rescued Jiu Er finally. Jiu Er misunderstand Junjie broke the promise and leaked out the elope message, she married to Shan Bianlang with enmity.
After the Marco Polo Bridge Incident, Japanese invaded in ShangDong. Jiu Er wanted to protect Yu Zhanao team from Japanese. She led Japanese to sorghum field, set it on fire. She and the Japanese troops perished together eventually.
Jiu Er’s legend happened in Gaomi, a land which is full of vitality sorghum. She lived her life in love, hate, ambition and volition.