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Hero

heralds a new chapter in the career of Chinese director Zhang Yimou, best known for such romantic melodramas as Raise the Red Lantern and Shanghai Triad. It is his first martial arts film, and it stars such stalwarts of the genre as Jet Li, Maggie Cheung, and Zhang Ziyi, as well as Tony Leung. It is also Zhang’s first collaboration with the great director of photography Christopher Doyle, who puts on a typically ravishi

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