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Jet Li, Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, Maggie Cheung, Donnie Yen View All


Zhang Yimou (Director) View All

Release: Jul. 22nd, 2002
Runtime: 1 hour, 39 minutes
One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.
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Set to a thunderous score and featuring exquisite cinematography this movie offers a very unique experience. It may be reminiscent of [i]Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon[/i] in some respects, but it has a tone all its own..
Instead, director Zhang Yimou chooses a more zen-approach to his film highlighting not only the way the different warriors embrace their surroundings, especially during a fight, but also the peace they achieve in whether they use it or not.