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Zhang Yimou

Hero (Ying Xiong)

98' - 2002 - Action, Drama, Adventure - Dialogue: Mandarin
Director: Zhang Yimou Composer: Dun Tan With: Jet Li, Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Maggie Cheung, Ziyi Zhang
Towards the end of the warring states period (481-221 B.C.), China was divided into seven kingdoms. It was an age dominated by death and despair. The king of the northern province, Qin, was obsessed by the desire of being the leader of the greatest, most powerful empire. He was the target of numerous attacks. But there were only three of his enemies' warriors that he realy feared: Broken Sword, Flying Snow and Sky. After ten years an enigmatic county sheriff, Nameless, arrives at the palace with the weapons of the defeated warriors...

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Zhang Yimou


Dun Tan


Jet Li, Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Maggie Cheung, Ziyi Zhang


Feng Li, Bin Wang, Zhang Yimou


Angie Lam, Ru Zhai


Zhang Yimou, Kong William

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Countries of production

Hong Kong, China




Zhang Yimou
Raise the Red Latern (1991), The Story of Qiu Ju (1992), Keep Cool (1997), Not One Less (1999), The Road Home (1999), Hero (2002), House of the Flying Daggers (2004), Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (2005), Curse of the Golden Flower (2006), A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop (2009), Under the Hawthorn Tree (2010), The Flowers of War (2011), Coming Home (2014), The Great Wall (2016), Shadow (2018), One Second (2020), a.o.

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