10 domestic films to see this summer

Updated: 2015-07-24 06:00


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10 domestic films to see this summer

A still shot from The Assassin. [File photo]

The Assassin

Protagonist Nie Yinniang was abducted by a Taoist nun when she was 10 years old. Thirteen years later she is trained as a professional assassin. The story centers on Nie's internal struggle as she is ordered by the nun to kill a man, who is also her cousin and a prominent official. Nie does not want to disobey the nun, but hesitates to kill her target.

Director: Hou Hsiao-Hsien

Starring: Shu Qi, Chang Chen

Release: August 27