Contact: Erik Esckilsen — email@example.com, (802) 651-5972
House of Flying Daggers (2004)
Tuesday, Sept. 13 — Alumni Auditorium — 7 p.m. — FREE!
(view trailer below)
SUMMARY: From acclaimed film director Zhang Yimou (Hero, To Live, the 2008 Olympic Games opening and closing ceremonies) comes this intricately plotted Tang Dynasty period piece. A shadowy organization of rebels, an alluring dancer, and an earnest police officer mix it up in spectacular style — and with plenty of martial arts action. Fwoo! Fwah! Pow! Whap!
Director: Zhang Yimou
Starring: Ziyi Zhang, Takeshi Kaneshiro, and Andy Lau
Post-film discussion leader: Erik Esckilsen