Reign of Assassins | TIFF

Reign of Assassins

Jianyu (China, Hong Kong, Taiwan)

Directed by:
Su Chao-Pin
Cast:
Michelle Yeoh, Jung Woo Sung, Wang Xueqi, Barbie Hsu, Shawn Yue
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2011
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Synopsis:

Set in ancient China, the film stars Michelle Yeoh as a skilled assassin who is on a mission to return the remains of a mystical Buddhist monk to their resting place. Along the way, she falls in love with a man named Jiang, whose father was killed by her gang. Unaware that he also is a trained martial artist, their love blossoms but tensions arise as the truth of her past unravels. Moreover, a team of assassins are after the monk’s remains.

Festivals: Veneţia/Venice 2010 (out of competition)

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