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The Emperor and the Assassin
Release Date: October 08, 1998
|Production Companies||:||Hahn Shin Corporation, Le Studio Canal+|
|Producers||:||Han Sanping, Chen Kaige, Satoru Iseki, Tsuguhiko Kadokawa|
|Writers||:||Chen Kaige, Wang Peigong|
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.