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HERO (2002)****
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(focus on early history of China)

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Contains 11 movie quotes & 22 Academic Words (AWL*).

In Ancient China, a nameless official from the minor kingdom of  Zhao (Jet Li) has killed the three most dangerous assassins: Broken Sword (Tony Leung Chiu Wai), Flying Snow (Maggie Cheung), and Sky (Donnie Yen).  The Qin emperor (Daoming Chen) has a grand plan to unite all seven kingdoms of China into its first dynasty, under his leadership.  The emperor summons Nameless to his palace to tell the story of how he was able to defeat the three greatest sword players in all China.  But as Nameless is allowed to approach the emperor, he begins to wonder if Nameless is the true assassin in this lavishly  produced story, directed by Yimou Zhang , presented in the U.S. by Quentin Tarantino.   Rated PG-13 (99 min.) mike laib 2012.


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