The Assassin

When: Sat., Jan. 23 2016

The first feature film in eight years from Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien, The Assassin received rave reviews upon its release last year. Sight and Sound magazine even proclaimed it to be the best movie of the year. Set in eight century China, the film centers on a female assassin who struggles to keep her compassion from interfering with her work. The movie screens tonight at 7:10 at the Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque. Tickets are $9. (Niesel)

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