Hero
Original Title: Ying xiong
Country of Origin:  Hong Kong
Production year: 2002
Director: Yimou Zhang
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 5-017188-814140
Running time: 1:35 (95 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: PAL, [Color status unset], 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: February 21, 2005
Collection type: Owned (#1397)
Status: Available
Purchase date: October 04, 2006
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 0 / 10
Review (video): 0 / 10
Overview
Quentin Tarantino presents HERO — starring Jet Li (Cradle 2 The Grave, Romeo Must Die) in a visually stunning martial arts epic where a fearless warrior rises up to defy an empire and unite a nation. With supernatural skill and no fear a nameless soldier (Jet Li) embarks on a mission of revenge against the fearsome army that massacred his people. To achieve the justice he seeks, he must take on the most ruthless assassins and reach the enemy he has sworn to defeat. Acclaimed by critics and honoured with numerous international film awards, this motion picture was nominated for both an Oscar® and Golden Globe as Best Foreign Language Film (2002).
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Genres
Action
Martial Arts
Studios
Production Studios:
 • EDKO Films
 • Elite Group Enterprises
 • Miramax Films
Media Companies:
 • Buena Vista Home Entertainment
 • Miramax Home Entertainment
Audio format
Mandarin  Dolby Digital 5.1
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
English  Dolby Digital Surround
Subtitles
English
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Storyboard Comparisons
Crew
Direction
Yimou Zhang....Director
Writing
Feng Li....Screenwriter
Bin Wang....Screenwriter
Yimou Zhang....Screenwriter
Production
Bill Kong....Producer
Yimou Zhang....Producer
Shoufang Dou....Executive Producer
Weiping Zhang....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Christopher Doyle....Cinematographer
Vincent Lee....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Angie Lam....Film Editor
Ru Zhai....Film Editor
Music
Dun Tan....Composer
Sound
Steve Burgess....Sound Editor
Francis Lindsay....Sound Editor
Art
Tingxiao Huo....Production Designer
Zhenzhou Yi....Art Director
Tingxiao Huo....Art Director
Cast
Jet Li....Nameless
Tony Leung Chiu Wai....Broken Sword
Maggie Cheung....Flying Snow
Zhang Ziyi....Moon
Daoming Chen....King of Qin
Donnie Yen....Sky
Liu Zhong Yuan....Scholar
Zheng Tia Yong....Old Servant
Yan Qin....Prime Minister
Chang Xiao Yang....General
Zhang Ya Kun....Commander
Ma Wen Hua....Head Eunuch
Jin Ming....Eunuch
Xu Kuang Hua....Pianist
Wang Shou Xin....Musician
Hei Zi....Qin Guard #1
Cao Hua....Qin Guard #2
Li Lei....Qin Guard #3
Xia Bin....Qin Guard #4
Peng Qiang....Qin Guard #5
Liu Jie....Qin Guard #6
Zhang Yi....Qin Guard #7
Emil Lin....Nameless (voice)
Angela Oh....Moon (Voiceover DVD/Video)