Films: Xueqi Wang

Reign of Assassins

  • 3 stars
  • 2010
  • Hong Kong
  • 1h 57min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Chao-Bin Su
  • Written by: Chao-Bin Su
  • Cast: Michelle Yeoh, Woo-sung Jung, Xueqi Wang
  • UK release: 15 February 2013

In ancient China, reformed assassin Drizzle (Yeoh) is tracked down by her old boss Wheel King (Wang), who seeks to punish her for trying to go straight. Writer/director Chao-Bin provides plenty of depth and the hand of producer Woo is obvious in the splendid fight scenes, while Yeoh projects vulnerability and inner…