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The Assassin

The Assassin (Blu-ray, M)

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9th century China. Ten-year-old generals daughter Nie Yinniang is abducted by a nun who initiates her into the martial arts, transforming her into an exceptional assassin charged with eliminating cruel and corrupt local governors. One day, having failed in a task, she is sent bac...k by her mistress to the land of her birth, with orders to kill the man to whom she was promised - a cousin who now leads the largest military region in North China. A slave to the orders of her mistress, Nie Yinniang must choose: sacrifice the man she loves or break forever with the sacred way of the righteous assassins.
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Blu-ray Code VF1616
Rating M
Year 2015
Runtime 106 mins
Disks 1 disk(s)
Format Blu-ray, M
Released 21 Mar 2016
Available at publisher; usually ships 5-14 working days

Movie Information

Director Hou Hsiao-Hsien
Cast and Crew Shu Qi, Chang Chen & Satoshi Tsumabuki
Languages Mandarin
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital 5.1
Aspect Ratio 0.672916666666667
Subtitles English


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Blu-ray Code VF1616
Stock Available
Status Available at publisher; usually ships 5-14 working days
Released 21 Mar 2016
Publication Country
Format Blu-ray, M
Category Martial Arts
Foreign Film
Number of Pages 1
Dimensions Height: 106mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 400g
Interest Age General Audience
Number of Disks 1