The Emperor and the Assassin

11/02/2002
  |  Buy to Own: 11/02/2002
  |  Watch Now: 10/09/2008
  |  155 min
Rated 12 by the BBFC

Synopsis

3rd century ruler Ying Zheng has a vision of bringing the seven Chinese kingdoms under his leadership. To achieve this he sends his concubine Zhao (Gong Li) to spy on the neighbouring Jan kingdom, and to recruit an assassin who will help him fulfil his ambitions. Zhao finds the man for the job in the form of Jing Ke (Fengyi Zhang), but the plan begins to go wrong when the concubine finds herself falling in love with the killer.

Contains moderate violence and horror
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