In spite of the massive odds stacked against him, a Mongolian peasant boy grew up to be one of the most feared rulers of all time, Genghis Khan. Hailed as a military genius, Genghis Khan moulded his destitute clan into a huge, well-trained army that would eventually conquer Asia. The empire he founded stretched from Persia to China. But despite his reputation as a ruthless and bloodthirsty leader, Genghis Khan was also a wise politician who ruled his empire fairly and left a rich cultural heritage. Hailed as the father of his nation, this award winning film serves as a tribute to one of Asia's greatest heroes; Genghis Khan.