Release Date: December 10th, 1999
DVD Release Date: June 13th, 2000
R|2 hr 40 min
Set in the 20th Century BC, "The Emperor and the Assasin" tells the story of Ying Zheng, a power-hungry heir to the throne of the Kingdom of Qin, whose only goal is to conquer the other six kingdoms existing in China, and merge them into his own, and under his rule.
Director: Chen Kaige
Genres: Historical drama
Production Co: Beijing Film Studio, Shin Corporation, NDF, New Wave Company, China Film Co-Production Corporation, Pricel, Le Studio Canal +