A godfather meets a romantic killer against a backdrop of traditional chivalry. An ingénue falls for an assassin with a penchant for poetry. Vicious fight sequences are set against poetic scenery, a contrast that brings a sense of modernity to the ancient genre.
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A wonder of intricacy which appeared to be accomplished with such ease that I couldn't turn away. I like it better though when the pretty, sexy women kick ass too, not merely remove their clothes and flail their heads around.