Watch The Assassin (2015) online

  • 27 August 2015 |
  • 105 mins.
  • Director:
  • Hsiao-Hsien Hou
  • Cast:
  • Qi Shu | Chen Chang | Satoshi Tsumabuki
  • Description:

    9th century China. 10-year-old general’s 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 back 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. After 13 years of exile, the young woman must confront her parents, her memories and her long-repressed feelings. 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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The Assassin (2015)
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