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Rating: 8 stars


China eighth century assassin political intrigue double cross

Seen 2 times

Seen on: 01/03/2020, 03/06/2016 (rewatch)

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The Assassin (2015)

Directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien

Drama | History | Action

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A female assassin during the Tang Dynasty begins to question her loyalties when she falls in love with one of her targets.

Rated NR | Length 105 minutes


Chang Chen | Ni Dahong | Shu Qi | Mei Fang | Satoshi Tsumabuki | Xu Fan | Zuo Xiaoqing | Zhou Yun | Yong Mei | Ethan Juan | Zhen Yu Lei | Shih Chun | Nikki Hsieh | Sheu Fang-Yi | Jacques Picoux

Viewing Notes

Beautiful film with a dense (for Westerners like me) plot involving court intrigue that requires some knowledge of history. It definitely requires your attention.


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