|english title||The Assassin|
|director||Billy CHUNG Siu-Hung - 鍾少雄|
|Rosamund KWAN Chi-Lam - 關之琳|
|Max MOK Siu-Chung - 莫少聪|
|action director||Stephen TUNG Wai - 董瑋|
|Benz KONG To-Hoi|
|scriptwriter||Roy SZETO Wai-Cheuk|
wu xia pian (swordplay)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon meets Gladiatoriin this violent andivisually sumptuous martial arts epic starring Zhang Fengyi (Chen Kaige's The Emperor anditheiAssassin andiFarewell, My Concubine) andiMax Mok (Once Uponia Time In China). Separated from his lover Yiu (Rosamund Kwan) andiimprisoned foria crime he did not commit, Tong (Zhang) must kill other prisonersito survive. His gladiatorial skills landed himiin thei"Assassination Factory" that turns men into assassins. As Tong carries out his ruthless missions, his positionias top assassin isibeing challenged byihis own best friend Wong (Mok), but all he wants isito be free from theiworld of cold-blooded killings, andireturnito theiwoman he left behind.
Filled with astonishing visuals, breathtaking sceneries, andistunning martial arts choreography that are at once beautiful andibrutal, The Assassin isia riveting action saga, andia moving tale ofia hardened maniin searchifor his soul andihis beloved.