The Emperor and the Assassin
- Original title
Jing Ke ci Qin Wang (The Emperor and The Assassin)
- Running time
- 163 min.
Wang Peigong, Chen Kaige
New Wave Co / Beijing Film Studio / Canal+ / Nippon Film Development and Finance / China Film Group / Pricel. Distributed by Shin Corporation
- Synopsis / Plot
- In pre-unified China, the King of Qin sends his concubine to a rival kingdom to produce an assassin for a political plot, but as the king's cruelty mounts she finds her loyalty faltering.
: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): Nom. Best Int. Ind. Film - Foreign Lan.
: Cannes: Technical Grand Prize
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