The Art of War is one of the oldest and most successful books onmilitary strategy in the world. This film uncovers the true story behind this legendary text, and illustrates in micro-detail how Sun Tzu's principles helped tip the scales in history's most important battles - from Gettysburg, to D-Day, to the Tet Offensive. It also deciphers the clues behind the strange life of Sun Tzu himself - . Follow his principles and you win. Ignore them and you lose. fail to learn them and you fight in the darkness.