The Emperor and the Assassin Poster

Release Date: December 10th, 1999

DVD Release Date: June 13th, 2000

R|2 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Gong Li, Fengyi Zhang, Xuejian Li, Sun Zhou, Wang Zhi Wen, Chen Kaige, Lu Xiaohe, Gu Yongfei

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 +

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