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Kelly Lin
Michelle Yeoh
John Woo
Su Chao-Bin
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Reign Of Assassins
'John Woo presents' wuxia

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Rumoured to bestow supernatural powers on the people who possess them, the remains of an Indian monk are prized by Dark Stone, an ancient order of assassins. But one of their number - Drizzle (Michelle Yeoh) - has taken them and disappeared. It's only a matter of time before her past catches up with her.

Come for the crunching fight sequences and balletic wire-fu, stay for some surprisingly affecting character moments.

Reviewed by Owen Williams

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