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R| 1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
During the Qing Dynasty, Emperor Yon Zheng sends a squad of blade-wielding assassins after his enemies, the Herders.

Cast: Huang Xiaoming , Ethan Juan , Shawn Yue , Li Yuchun , Jimmy Wang , Wen Zhang , Boran Jing , King Shih Chieh

Director: Andrew Lau

Genres: Action, Historical drama, Martial arts

Distributor: Well Go USA

The Guillotines (2012)

Release Date: June 14th, 2013|1 hr. 52 min.

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  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    It’s doubtful that Scorsese will redo this new Lau thriller, which is OK because the Chinese original is all fans need. show more

  • 38
    Rob Humanick Slant Magazine

    Despite the multitude of cinematic tricks the prolific Andrew Lau has up his sleeve, the film is a disappointingly rote entry in the wuxia pantheon. show more

  • 20
    Joshua Rothkopf Time Out New York

    All the solemnity is deadly: Not one of these superhuman gang members registers in memory, and you feel stiffed on gory giggles. Talk about having your chain yanked. show more

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