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Release Date: October 16, 2015Running Time: 105 mins.
MPAA Rating: None
Genre: Action, Drama, Foreign, Period

Shu Qi
Chang Chen
Zhou Yun
Satoshi Tsumabuki

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9th century China. Ten-year-old general's daughter Nie Yinniang is abducted by a nun who initiates her into the martial arts, transforming her into an exception al assassin charged with eliminating cruel and corrupt local governors. One day, having failed in a task, she is sent back by her mistress to the land of her birth, with orders to kill the man to whom she was promised - a cousin who now leads the largest military region in North China. After 13 years of exile, the young woman must confront her parents, her memories and her long-repressed feelings. A slave to the orders of her mistress, Nie Yinniang must choose: sacrifice the man she loves or break forever with the sacred way of the r... Full Summary >>