Hero

Hero

Jet Li
Director: Zhang Yimou Cast: Jet Li
Jet Li
, Tony Leung Chiu-Wai
Tony Leung Chiu-Wai
, Maggie Cheung
Maggie Cheung
Zhang Yimou

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Overview

Hero is two-time Academy Award nominee Zhang Yimou's directorial attempt at exploring the concept of a Chinese hero. During the peak of their Warring States period, China was divided into seven kingdoms all fighting for supremacy. Most determined to dominate China was the kingdom of Qin, whose king (Chen Daoming) was wholly obsessed with becoming the first emperor of China. Though he was an assassination target for many, none of his would-be killers inspired as much fear as the legendary assassins Broken Sword (Tony Leung), Flying Snow (Maggie Cheung), and Sky (Donnie Yen). In hopes of thwarting his death, the king has promised endless wealth and power to anyone who defeats his would-be murderers. No results come until ten years later, when a man called Nameless (Jet Li) brings the weapons of the three assassins to the Qin king's palace. Nameless claims to be an expert swordsman who had defeated Sky and destroyed the famed duo of Flying Snow and Broken Sword by using their love for one another against them. Once Nameless comes face to face with the king, however, it looks as if the situation is more complicated than he had thought. Also featured in Hero is actress Zhang Ziyi (The Road Home, Crouching Tiger, Hiden Dragon) as Broken Sword's devoted servant, Moon. ~ Tracie Cooper

Product Details

Release Date: 09/22/2020
UPC: 0032429345981
Original Release: 2002
Rating: PG-13
Source: Miramax
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen, Color]
Sound: [Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:39:00
Sales rank: 6,874

Special Features

Closed Caption; Close-Up of a fight scene; Inside the Action: a conversation with Quentin Taratino & Jet Li; "Hero Defined" making-of featurette; Storyboards; Soundtrack spot; English SDH subtitles

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jet Li Nameless
Tony Leung Chiu-Wai Broken Sword
Maggie Cheung Flying Snow
Chen Daoming The King of Qin
Ziyi Zhang Moon
Donnie Yen Sky
Tan Dun Conductor

Technical Credits
Zhang Yimou Director,Original Story,Producer,Screenwriter
Wang Bin Executive Producer,Original Story,Screenwriter
Wang Bing Original Story,Screenwriter
Christopher Doyle Cinematographer
Tan Dun Score Composer
Li Feng Executive Producer,Original Story,Screenwriter
Tao Jing Sound/Sound Designer
Bill Kong Producer
Angie Lam Editor
Zhai Ru Editor
Dou Shoufang Executive Producer
Jing Tao Sound/Sound Designer
Huo Tingxiao Production Designer
Ching Siu Tung Action Director
Emi Wada Costumes/Costume Designer
Zhang Weiping Executive Producer
Zhang Zhenyan Associate Producer
Yi Zhenzhou Production Designer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Hero
1. Chapter 1 [:00]
2. Chapter 2 [:00]
3. Chapter 3 [:00]
4. Chapter 4 [:02]
5. Chapter 5 [:00]
6. Chapter 6 [:00]
7. Chapter 7 [:00]
8. Chapter 8 [:00]
9. Chapter 9 [:22]
10. Chapter 10 [5:47]
11. Chapter 11 [4:02]
12. Chapter 12 [4:59]
13. Chapter 13 [2:52]
14. Chapter 14 [3:28]
15. Chapter 15 [4:05]
16. Chapter 16 [4:14]
17. Chapter 17 [3:31]
18. Chapter 18 [6:08]
19. Chapter 19 [3:28]
20. Chapter 20 [4:55]
21. Chapter 21 [7:17]
22. Chapter 22 [3:44]
23. Chapter 23 [:19]
24. Chapter 24 [5:58]
25. Chapter 25 [2:54]
26. Chapter 26 [4:57]
27. Chapter 27 [1:47]
28. Chapter 28 [6:15]
29. Chapter 29 [:12]
30. Chapter 30 [5:58]
31. Chapter 31 [5:08]
32. Chapter 32 [5:30]
33. Chapter 33 [1:28]

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