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Hero (24-Oct-2002)

Original Title: Ying xiong

Director: Yimou Zhang

Writers: Feng Li; Bin Wang; Yimou Zhang

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Martial Arts

Chinese action film tells of an ancient warrior's heroic feats in the turbulent times of the Seven Kingdoms.

ABSTRACT
Long ago, in a violent -- or, as the Chinese themselves might term it, "interesting" -- time in which seven kingdoms fought for control over various portions of the Chinese landscape, six rulers plotted to assassinate Qin, the most powerful head of state of them all. A minor state official unexpectedly defeats Qin's three most fearsome enemies -- warriors named "Broken Sword", "Flying Snow", and "Sky" -- in short order, arriving at the emperor's palace for an audience with the embattled ruler permitting him to tell his tale in great and bloody detail.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Maggie Cheung
Actor
20-Sep-1964   In the Mood for Love
James Hong
Actor
22-Feb-1929   Indeed!
Tony Leung
Actor
27-Jun-1962   Hero
Jet Li
Actor
26-Apr-1963   Kung fu action movie star
Donnie Yen
Actor
27-Jul-1963   Ip Man
Ziyi Zhang
Actor
9-Feb-1979   Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

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