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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presents The Assassin

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Master filmmaker Hou Hsiao-hsien won Best Director at Cannes for this lavishly told tale, which occurs in the 9th century when China is being torn apart militarily. Yinniang (Shu Qi) was abducted as a child and lives in the countryside. Trained as an unrivaled practitioner of the martial arts, she is sent back to her hometown of Weibo on a mission of vengeance. 

Master filmmaker Hou Hsiao-hsien won Best Director at Cannes for this lavishly told tale, which occurs in the 9th century when China is being torn apart militarily. Yinniang (Shu Qi) was abducted as a child and lives in the countryside. Trained as an unrivaled practitioner of the martial arts, she is sent back to her hometown of Weibo on a mission of vengeance.

Master filmmaker Hou Hsiao-hsien won Best Director at Cannes for this lavishly told tale, which occurs in the 9th century when China is being torn apart militarily. Yinniang (Shu Qi) was abducted as a child and lives in the countryside. Trained as an unrivaled practitioner of the martial arts, she is sent back to her hometown of Weibo on a mission of vengeance.

WHEN

WHERE

MFAH Brown Auditorium Theater
1001 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
http://www.mfah.org/calendar/assassin/12601/

TICKET INFO

$7-$9
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