The Assassin (12A) | Close-Up FIlm Review
Jan21

The Assassin (12A) | Close-Up FIlm Review

It’s Tang Dynasty China, circa 850 AD. Young, female assassin Nie Yinniang (Shu) refuses to go through with the killing of a man with young children.

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New Clips For The Assassin, released in UK cinemas on January 22nd
Jan14

New Clips For The Assassin, released in UK cinemas on January 22nd

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.

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Trailer: The Assassin
Dec10

Trailer: The Assassin

Set in 9th-century China during the Tang Dynasty, a general’s daughter (Qi Shu) who had been abducted as a child and trained by a nun in the martial arts, returns to her birthplace after thirteen years to kill the governor (Chen Chang) to whom she was once slated to marry.

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Sight & Sound Names ‘The Assassin’ Its Film of the Year
Nov28

Sight & Sound Names ‘The Assassin’ Its Film of the Year

Sight & Sound has announced that their heavily anticipated annual Films of the Year poll has awarded Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s “The Assassin” with its top spot. The film was voted on by 168 UK and international film critics, who nominated their top five picks for best films of the year.

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