Koch Media have announced the UK release of Sword of the Assassin, which has been described as “Vietnam’s martial arts calling card” by Twitch Film. Marking Vietnam’s first foray into the realm of historic martial arts epics, the film features beautiful cinematography and exhilarating action scenes in the vein of Hero and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. This is a must-see piece of action cinema.
After the loss of his family during a deadly massacre, a young man joins forces with a beautiful sword-wielding female warrior as they seek revenge against the powerful royal family responsible.
Sword of the Assassin has won awards for Best Feature Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Cinematography and Best Sound at the prestigious Golden Kite Prize of the Vietnam Cinema Association. From director Victor Vu, with action by Warrior King’s Johnny Nguyen, Sword of the Assassin stars Huynh Dong, Midu and Khuong Ngoc.
Sword of the Assassin will be available to stream from 8th February and to buy on 15th February from all good digital outlets. You can pre-order it now on iTunes: http://bit.ly/SOTAitunes