The Assassins

During the tumultuous era of the Three Kingdoms, aging monarch and warrior Cao Cao (Chow Yun-Fat) edges closer to achieving supreme power as China's newest emperor. Encouraged to seek the office by his son, Cao suddenly becomes a marked man in the eyes of those who prefer he remain at his present station - if not eliminated altogether. A gripping, lush historical epic that mixes tragic romance with taut political drama.

Year: 2012
Genre: Drama, Chinese Cinema
Country: China
Director: Linshan Zhao
Starring: Chow Yun-Fat, Yifei Liu, Hiroshi Tamaki
Duration: 103 Minutes
Rating: M - Violence and sexual references
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (China)



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