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Closing Night film - THE Assassin 

SYNOPSIS

9th century China. 10-year-old general’s daughter Nie Yinniang is abducted by a nun who transforms her into an exceptional assassin. Years later, she is sent back to the land of her birth with orders to kill the man to whom she was promised. Nie Yinniang must now choose between the man she loves or the sacred way of the righteous assassins.

ABOUT THE FILM

Director: Hou Hsiao-Hsien

Country:  Taiwan

Duration: 104 minutes

Language: Mandarin

Subtitles: English

Screenplay: Hou Hsiao-hsien, Tien-Wen Chu, Hai-Meng Hsieh, Acheng Zhong

Dir. of Photography: Mark Lee Ping Bing

Music: Giong Lim

Editor: Chih-Chia Huang

Producer: Hou Hsiao-hsien

Production: Spotfilms

Coproduction: Central Motion Picture Corporation, Sil-Metropole Organisation, Media Asia Films

Principle Cast: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Chen Chang, Qi Shu, Yun Zhou, Ching-Tian Juan, Hsin-Ying Hsieh, Fang-Yi Sheu

Contact: Well Go USA Entertainment