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The Emperor and the Assassin

Jing Ke ci Qin Wang

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Directed by Chen Kaige
China, France, 1998
Drama, History

Synopsis

In pre-unified China, the King of Qin sends his concubine to a rival kingdom to produce an assassin for a political plot, but as the king’s cruelty mounts she finds her loyalty faltering.

Synopsis

In pre-unified China, the King of Qin sends his concubine to a rival kingdom to produce an assassin for a political plot, but as the king’s cruelty mounts she finds her loyalty faltering.

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The Emperor and the AssassinDirected byChen Kaige

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1999 | Winner: Technical Grand Prize
National Board of Review
1999 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

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