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Fall Film Series: The Assassin (2015)

December 4, 2019 · 7:30 pm · Princeton Garden Theatre

Princeton Art Museum and Princeton Garden Theater
Still image from the film "The Assassin"

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 is 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.

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