Shu Qi stars as Nie Yinniang.

The Assassin: the film Hou Hsiao-hsien wanted to make since he was a boy

Taiwanese auteur made film adaptation of a 9th century classical Chinese story 'because I like it'. It's a typically allusive Hou movie, and he admits it might not make much money

Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Shu Qi stars as Nie Yinniang.
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