Shu Qi plays Nie Yinniang in the 2015 film The Assassin. Photo: Handout Shu Qi plays Nie Yinniang in the 2015 film The Assassin. Photo: Handout
Shu Qi plays Nie Yinniang in the 2015 film The Assassin. Photo: Handout
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

Meet Nie Yinniang, Imperial China’s Wonder Woman who was also a skilled assassin

  • Written in the 9th century, The Story of Nie Yinniang is about a young woman with amazing powers
  • Although she did not quite save the world, she did use her abilities to rid it of some evil

Shu Qi plays Nie Yinniang in the 2015 film The Assassin. Photo: Handout Shu Qi plays Nie Yinniang in the 2015 film The Assassin. Photo: Handout
Shu Qi plays Nie Yinniang in the 2015 film The Assassin. Photo: Handout
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