The Emperor and Assassin 1999
Amazon Instant Video
|Starring||Li Gong, Fengyi Zhang|
|Supporting actors||Zhou Sun, Xiaohe Lü, Zhiwen Wang, Kaige Chen, Yongfei Gu, Benshan Zhao, Haifeng Ding, Changjiang Pan, Xun Zhou, Xuejian Li|
|Studio||Sony Pictures Classics|
|MPAA rating||R (Restricted)|
|Captions and subtitles||English Details|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
Yet, Kaige has such a fine eye for detail and deeply nuanced sense of storytelling, giving the film such powerful impact.
Lady Zhao comes to realize this...and she comes to fall deeply in love with the assassin, a man who turns out to be made of far more honor than the King.
Anyway, in any language this is one of the greatest films EVER made, and if you like quality movies at all this film could not possibly disappoint.
This is an excellent film. It takes a few liberties with history but for the most part manages to accurately portray China as a country at constant civil war just prior to its... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Charles B. Lemak
"The Emperor and the Assassin" is a fascinating story that really happened in China before the King of Qin went about the hard work of uniting the existing seven states... Read morePublished 13 months ago by B. Bratton
loved the costumes and set decoration. fan of Gong Li and FengYi Zhang. appreciate Chinese period movies. viewed many times and one of all time favorite films.Published 15 months ago by Linda
This movie is dripping with artistic, regal talent. It has a disturbing theme which is well-treated and well-acted. Read morePublished 19 months ago by TwilightMountainTrader
Very well made Far Eastern film. Nice set up for story. Very good acting. If you like adventure, you should like this film.Published 23 months ago by Sooner Man
Another action packed engrossing chinese movie. this one is one of the better ones of all the Chinese movies I have seen. It is a must recommend.Published 23 months ago by brian d. bouvier
This old Chinese wisdom, which can be understood in many different ways, all very instructive, was inspired by THE most famous assassination attempt in history of China, which... Read morePublished on March 9, 2012 by Darth Maciek
Very cool movie from a Chinese perspective. The costumes and set puts any history lover right into the thick of ancient China. Read morePublished on January 24, 2012 by Socrates' dumb friend
This movie is about the Emperor whose tomb was recently unearthed in China where he was buried with his terra cotta army of soldiers and horses. Very well filmed. Read morePublished on April 8, 2010 by L. S. Pray