Monday, 24 November 2008

Film Screening: Hero (2002)

Date: Friday 14th November, 2008

Time: 18:30pm

Venue: G11, Confucius Institute, Kingsway

Director: Zhang Yimou (Director of the 2008 Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremony)
Plot Summery:

Starring Jet Li as the nameless protagonist, the movie is loosely based on the legendary Jing Ke.
A group of assassins: Flying Snow, Broken Sword, and Long Sky, have sworn to kill the Emperor of Qin, and Nameless(Jet Li) comes to the royal capital to claim the reward offered for their defeat. The movie tells the story of his conversation with the King of Qin, and through a series of flashbacks depicts the journey he took to earn the honor of sitting before the emperor. Zhang Ziyi stars as Broken Sword's servant Moon


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