Themes include courage and gratitude. It's important to be grateful toward those who show you kindness and consideration.
Frequent martial-arts-style violence throughout the film. Characters fight with swords, bows and arrows, knives, spears, punches, and kicks. A character dies from a thrown blade stabbing him in the forehead. One death could be interpreted as suicide.
In one scene, a woman's nipples are visible through her shirt. Two characters kiss, reclined; sex is strongly implied, but no nudity.
A female lead character is called a "little whore."