In conjunction with the exhibition The Eternal Feast: Banqueting in Chinese Art from the 10th to the 14th Century, the Art Museum and the Princeton Garden Theatre present three award-winning Chinese-language films. Museum members receive Princeton Garden Theatre member admission price.
The Assassin (2015)
105 minutes, not rated; directed by Hsiao-Hsien Hou
Loosely based on a Tang dynasty tale, the film follows the life of a general’s daughter who is kidnapped and trained to become an assassin. When she doesn’t execute a mission, she is ordered to kill her betrothed, forcing her to choose between love, family, and the assassins. Introduced by Associate Director for Education Caroline Harris.