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Watch: US Trailer for Hou Hsiao-hsien’s Cannes Winner ‘The Assassin’

Hsiao-hsien's Cannes Winner

“The way of the sword is without compassion.” Well Go USA has released the official U.S. trailer for Hou Hsiao-hsien‘s The Assassin, the wuxia-flavored drama which picked up a Best Director win at Cannes. Lim Giong also won Best Soundtrack.

The film, which was named Taiwan’s Oscar entry,

First Trailer for Hou Hsiao-hsien’s THE ASSASSIN

Whirling Dancers

Take a look at the first teaser trailer for Taiwan director Hou Hsiao-hsien‘s Cannes award winning The Assassin, a wuxia film starring Chang Chen and Shu Qi.

A years-in-the-making period martial-arts drama earned the Taiwanese master his first-ever Cannes Best Director prize. His movies have been previously nominated six times for the Palme d’Or.