The assassin = Ci ke Nie Yinniang

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Hou, Xiaoxian, 1947- film director,
Acheng, 1949- screenwriter.
Zhu, Tianwen, screenwriter.
Xie, Haimeng, 1986- screenwriter.
Tong, Zixian, film producer.
Plano, Texas : Well Go USA Entertainment, [2016].
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1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
General Note
Loosely based on the late 9th century martial arts story "Nie Yinniang" by Pei Xing.
General Note
Widescreen (1.78:1).
General Note
Special features: behind the scenes (featurette) and trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematography, Li Pingbin ; editors, Liao Qingsong, Huang Zhijia ; art director and costume desinger, Huang Wenying ; composer, Lin Qiang.
Shu Qi, Zhang Zhen, Tsumabuki Satoshi, Zhou Yun, Ni Dahong, Yong Mei, Lei Zhenyu, Xie Xinying, Ruan Jingtian.
This take on the traditional wuxia film, set in 9th century China, centers on Nie Yinniang, a young woman who was abducted in childhood from a decorated general and raised by a nun who trained her in the martial arts to be an assassin who is directed to slay corrupt government officials. After 13 years of exile, she is returned to the land of her birth with orders to kill her betrothed husband-to-be and she will have to choose between sacrificing the man she loves, or break definitively with the 'Order of the Assassins.'
System Details
DVD format.
Mandarin dialogue with optional English, French, and Chinese (simplified and traditional) subtitles.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hou, X., Acheng., Zhu, T., Xie, H., Tong, Z., Chen, Y., Guo, T., Zhao, Y., Lin, Z. (., Lin, K., Shi, R., Lin, Q., Li, P., Liao, Q., Huang, Z., Shu, Q., Zhang, Z., Tsumabuki, S., Zhou, Y., Ni, D., Yong, M., Lei, Z., Xie, X., Ruan, J., & Pei, X. (2016). The assassin =: Ci ke Nie Yinniang . Well Go USA Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Xiaoxian Hou et al.. 2016. The Assassin =: Ci Ke Nie Yinniang. Plano, Texas: Well Go USA Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Xiaoxian Hou et al.. The Assassin =: Ci Ke Nie Yinniang Plano, Texas: Well Go USA Entertainment, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hou, Xiaoxian, et al. The Assassin =: Ci Ke Nie Yinniang Well Go USA Entertainment, 2016.

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