The Emperor and the Assassin

In the 3rd Century BC, Ying Zheng, heir to the Kingdom of Qin, seeks to dominate the remaining six Chinese kingdoms. Ying’s strategy is to seem invincible. Ying sends his concubine Zhao to the Han Kingdom as a spy, to enlist an assassin he can conquer. Zhao persuades Jing Ke, but falls in love.

Release Date: 14 November 1998

Runtime: 162 min


Director: Kaige Chen

The Emperor and the Assassin

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