Hero is a 2002 wuxia film directed by Zhang Yimou. Starring Jet Li as the nameless protagonist, the film is based on the story of Jing Ke's assassination attempt on the King of Qin in 227 BC. Hero was first released in China on October 24, 2002. At that time, it was the most expensive project and the highest-grossing motion picture in Chinese film history. Miramax Films owned the American market distribution rights, but delayed the release of the film for nearly two years. It was finally presented by Quentin Tarantino to American theaters on August 27, 2004. In ancient China during the...
|Release date:||October 24, 2002|
|Directed by:||Zhang Yimou|
|Producer:||Zhang Yimou, William Kong|
|Editor:||Di Ru, Vincent Lee, Angie Lam|
|Music by:||Tan Dun|
|Screenplay by:||Feng Li, Bin Wang, Zhang Yimou|