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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Kelly Lin
Michelle Yeoh
Directors
John Woo
Su Chao-Bin
Screenwriters
Su Chao-Pin
Running Time
120 minutes

Reign Of Assassins
'John Woo presents' wuxia


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Plot
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.


Verdict
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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