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The Assassins (2012)

น 13+ 09/26/2012 (CN) DramaHistory 1h 47m

Overview

In the year 198 BC, Cao Cao (Chow Yun Fat), Prime Minister of the Han Dynasty, ventured to the east and defeated China's greatest warrior Lu Bu, terrifying every ambitious warlord across the country. Several years later, after taking the Han Emperor under his wing, Cao crowns himself King of Wei. He built a magnificent Bronze Sparrow Island to symbolize his power and rumors spread that he would replace the Emperor. Meanwhile, young lovers Mu Shun (Hiroshi Tamaki) and Ling Ju (Liu Yi-Fei) are taken from a prison camp to a hidden tomb, where they spend five cruel years together, training as assassins for a secret mission. In the year 220 BC astronomical signs predict dramatic change. As a result, Cao's son Cao Pi (Yau Sam-Chi) and Cao's followers urge Cao to become the new Emperor - but unknown opposing forces plot against him.

  1. Zhao Lin-Shan

    Director

  2. Wang Bin

    Writer

  3. Wang Hai-Lin

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Chow Yun-Fat

    Chow Yun-Fat

    Chancellor Cao Cao

  2. Liu Yifei

    Liu Yifei

    Ling Ju / Diao Chan

  3. Hiroshi Tamaki

    Hiroshi Tamaki

    Mu Shun

  4. Alec Su

    Alec Su

    Emperor Xian of Han

  5. Annie Shizuka Inoh

    Annie Shizuka Inoh

    Empress Fu Shou

  6. Yau Sam-Chi

    Cao Pi

  7. Yao Lu

    Yao Lu

    Imperial physician Ji Ben

  8. Ni Dahong

    Ni Dahong

    Lord Fu Wan

  9. Jianfeng Bao

    Jianfeng Bao

    Lu Bu

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The Assassins
The Assassins

Original Title 铜雀台

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Original Language Chinese

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