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Aro Recommended Assassin, The


Taiwan / China 2015, 105 minutes
Dir. Hou Hsiao-Hsien
In Mandarin with English subtitles
Rating: [M] Violence
Genres: Foreign Cinema / Martial Arts

Topics: Period - A.D..


Synopsis: Acclaimed director Hou Hsiao-Hsien returns with a breathtaking martial-arts epic in which an assassin accepts a dangerous mission to kill a political leader she was previously engaged to.

“Another of the Taiwanese master’s inimitably oblique, realist and ravishing wide-shot triumphs.”~Roger Clarke, Sight & Sound

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