The Emperor and the Assassin

Lists: Independent Film Award Nominees - BIFA

Brief Synopsis: "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."

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  • Gong Li (Lady Zhao)
  • Zhang Fengyi (Jing Ke)
  • Sun Zhou (Dan, Prince of Yan)
  • Xiaohe Lü (General Fan Yuqi)
  • Wang Zhi-Wen (Marquis Changxin)
  • Chen Kaige (Lu Buwei)
  • Yongfei Gu (Queen Mother)
  • Zhao Benshan (Gao Jianli)
  • Haifeng Ding (Qin Wuyang)
  • Pan Chang-Jiang (Prison Official)
  • Zhou Xun (Blind Girl)
  • Li Xuejian (Ying Zheng)
  • (Director)