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The Assassin

Ci ke Nie Yin Niang | 刺客聶隱娘 | Nie Yin Niang

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Directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien
Taiwan, China, 2015
Drama, History, Action

Synopsis

9th century China. 10-year-old general’s daughter Nie Yinniang is abducted by a nun who initiates her into the martial arts, turning her into an exceptional assassin. One day, having failed in a task, she is sent to kill the man to whom she was promised, a cousin who leads a large military region.

Synopsis

9th century China. 10-year-old general’s daughter Nie Yinniang is abducted by a nun who initiates her into the martial arts, turning her into an exceptional assassin. One day, having failed in a task, she is sent to kill the man to whom she was promised, a cousin who leads a large military region.

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The AssassinDirected byHou Hsiao-hsien

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Cannes Film Festival
2015 | 2 wins including: Best Director

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