Zheng Pingru, the Courtesan Spy

Episode 2.1: Zheng Pingru, the Courtesan Spy

Japan expanded its empire across eastern China in the 1930s, and maintained it with a reign of terror throughout the Second World War. The feared Japanese spymaster Kenji Doihara recruited a ruthless Chinese collaborator to help control the city of Shanghai. As leader of the secret police, Ding Mocun came to be known as the “Butcher of Shanghai.” In a bid get rid of Ding, the nationalist resistance recruited a beautiful young socialite, Zheng Pingru, for the most dangerous of missions - ensnare Ding and lead him to his death!