HeroDVD - 2004 | Chinese
From Library Staff
Hero is based on the true story of swordsman Jing Ke (Jet Li) and how he prepared for ten years to kill the King of Qin in 227 BC. It's a beautiful showpiece that also includes top-notch actors/actresses Donnie Yen, Zhang Ziyi, Tony Leung Chiu‑wai and Maggie Cheung.
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[first title cards]
Title card: People give up their lives for many reasons.
Title card: For friendship, for love, for an ideal
Title card: And people kill for the same reasons...
Title card: Before China was one great country, it was divided into seven warring states.
Title card: In the Kingdom of Qin was a ruthless ruler. He had a vision - To unite the land.
Title card: to put an end, once and for all, to war.
Title card: It was an idea soaked in the blood of his enemies.
Title card: In any war there are heroes on both sides...