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The Assassin

The Assassin    

NOT RATED 105 min ActionDrama

6.4
IMDB: 6.4/10 10,558 votes

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 28 wins & 54 nominations.

Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, France

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The Assassin (Chinese: 刺客聶隱娘; pinyin: Cìkè Niè Yǐnniáng; or: The Assassin Niè Yǐnniáng) is a 2015 martial arts film directed by Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien. A Taiwan-China-Hong Kong co-production,[3][6] it was an official selection in the main competition section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.[7][8] At Cannes, Hou won the award for Best Director.[9][10] It was released in China and Hong Kong on 27 August, and a day later in Taiwan on 28 August 2015.[11] It was selected as the Taiwanese entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards but it was not nominated.[12][13]

The Assassin is loosely based on the late 9th century martial arts story “Nie Yinniang” by Pei Xing, a core text in Chinese swordsmanship and wuxia fiction.[14][15]

The film is set in 8th century China during last years of the Tang Dynasty.[16][17] The film centers on Nie Yinniang (played by Shu Qi), an assassin who is directed to slay corrupt government officials by her master, Jiaxin, a nun who raised her from the age of ten. When Yinniang displays mercy by failing to kill during her duties, Jiaxin punishes her with a ruthless assignment designed to test Yinniang’s resolve: she is sent to the distant province/circuit of Weibo in northern China to kill its military governor Tian Ji’an — her cousin to whom she had once been betrothed.

 

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