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Program Title: Hero
EASC Code: CH-18
Series Title:
Region/Country: China
Language: Mandarin
Subtitles: English
Subject: Movie & TV Drama
Program Type: Feature
Media Type: DVD & VHS
Director: Zhang Yimou
Producer: Bill Kong, Zhang Yimou
Release Date: 2002
Running Time: 99 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: Master filmmaker Quentin Tarantino presents "Hero" - starring martial arts legend Jet Li in a visually stunning martial arts epic where a fearless warrior rises up to defy an empire an unite a nation! With supernatural skill…and no fear…a nameless solder (Jet Li) embarkes on a mission of revenge against the fearsome army that massacred his people. Now, to achieve the justice he seeks, he must take on the empire's most ruthless assassins and reach the enemy he has sworn to defeat! Acclaimed by critics and honored with numerous awards, "Hero" was nominated for both an Oscar and Golden Globe.
Data Entry Date: 9/11/2009