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The Assassin

de Hou Hsiao-hsien

Synopsis

China, 9th century. Nie Yinniang returns home after becoming a martial arts expert. She is assigned by her master to kill her cousin, the governor of the Weibo province. The plot is beside the point in this masterpiece, acclaimed in Cannes and boasting an incomparable visual exuberance. Hou Hsiao-hsien paints the beautiful movements of martial arts cinema with a never-ending color palette.

Director

Hou Hsiao-hsien

Studied at the Taiwan National University of Arts and began his career in film as an assistant director. He debuted in the early eighties. His films include: The Puppetmaster (93), Flowers of Shanghai (98) and Millennium Mambo (01).

Technical information

TAIWAN, CHINA, HONG KONG, FRANCE, 2015

Director

Hou Hsiao-hsien 

Producers

Hou Hsiao-hsien, Chin Yiqi, Peter Lam, Lin Kufn, Gou Tai-chiang, Tung Tzu-hsien 

Screenplay

Hou Hsiao-hsien, Chu Tien-wen, Hsieh Hai-meng, Zhong Acheng

Cinematography

Mark Lee Ping Bing

Special Effects

Ardi Lee

Cast

Shu Qi, Chang Chen

Edition: 2015
Section: Oficial Fantàstic - Sessions especials
Original language: Mandarin

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