- Sep 02
- Chow Yun Fat’s THE ASSASSINS storms the U.K.
- Posted by Dorrystavern - 02/09/13 at 05:40 PM
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon star Chow Yun Fat returns in The Assassins, an epic tale of love, power and betrayal. This historical tale of political intrigue and doomed romance boasts the visual talents of cinematographer Zhao Xiao Ding, a regular collaborator of Zhang Yimou (House of Flying Daggers). The DVD and Blu-Ray release includes featurettes, deleted scenes, a music video and behind-the scenes chats with the cast. You can pick up a copy in U.K. stores from 9 September 2013, we'll be reviewing it before the week is out.
Synopsis: In the early era of the Chinese Han Dynasty, Prime Minister Cao Cao (Chow Yun Fat) ventured to the east and savagely defeated China's greatest warrior Lv Bu, terrifying every warlord across the country before crowning himself the king of Wei. Meanwhile, young lovers Mu Shun (Tamaki Hiroshi) and Ling Jv (Crystal Liu Yi Fei) were taken from a prison camp to a hidden tomb where they spent five cruel years being trained as assassins for a secret mission.