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Assassin, The

Shaw Brothers presents: In the same year director/writer Chang Cheh and star Jimmy Wang Yu revolutionized Hong Kong kung-fu cinema with One-Armed Swordsman, they also collaborated on this epic of the Six Kingdoms era. Here, Yu is a two-armed swordsman who is also a Wei Empire patriot. Inside the Han Empire, Han Kuei who comes from the royal family, is actually assumed full power and he wants to eliminate loyal officer Yen Sui. Later, our main character is betrayed by a jealous rival and becomes a village butcher. When he meets Yen Sui accidentally, he is sent back on the road of vengeance. Chiao Chiao, the lovely and talented co-star of One-Armed Swordsman, here plays Hsia Ying, the love of the hero?s life, and the strong woman who survives to protect their child.

Directors: Chang Cheh

Starring: Jimmy Wang Yu, Chiao Chiao, Huang Tsung-shun, Li Hsiang-chun, Tien Feng

Release Information

Label: SirenFormat: DVD
Genre:Martial ArtsPackage:Amaray
Rating:MAudio: Stereo
Cat No:SVE0469Aspect:16:9
UPC: 9330080004690 Runtime:113


Documentary: Wu Xia, Featurette: ?The Master: Chang Cheh,? Shaw Bros stars profiles, original poster, photo gallery, trailers