The assassin = Ci ke Nie Yinniang
(DVD)

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Contributors
Hou, Xiaoxian, 1947- film director,
Acheng, 1949- screenwriter.
Zhu, Tianwen, screenwriter.
Xie, Haimeng, 1986- screenwriter.
Tong, Zixian, film producer.
Published
Plano, Texas : Well Go USA Entertainment, [2016].
Format
DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Status
Main Library - Media  1 available
DVD Assassin
Oliver La Farge - Media  1 available
DVD Assassin
Southside - Media  1 available
DVD Assassin

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Language
chi
UPC
812491016718, 00812491016718

Notes

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.
Participants/Performers
Shu Qi, Zhang Zhen, Tsumabuki Satoshi, Zhou Yun, Ni Dahong, Yong Mei, Lei Zhenyu, Xie Xinying, Ruan Jingtian.
Description
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.
Language
Mandarin dialogue with optional English, French, and Chinese (simplified and traditional) subtitles.

Citations

APA Citation (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 (style guide)

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

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

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

MLA Citation (style guide)

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

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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