Cannes 2015 ‘Best Director’ winner, Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s critically acclaimed The Assassin is a beautifully crafted martial-arts epic set in 9th century China. Sent to kill the man she loves, the assassin Nie Yinniang (Qi Shu) must choose between her true feelings or risk breaking the sacred way of the righteous assassins…

The Assassin is in cinemas 22nd January 2016.

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