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The Guillotines (2012)
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The Guillotines (2012)
Original name: 血滴子
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Haiti, Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the Manchurian-ruled Qing Dynasty, Emperor Yong Zheng established a secret assassination squad known as the Guillotines to eliminate all who opposed him. Once heavily favored by the Emperor, the Guillotines are deemed expendable once Emperor Qian Long ascends to the throne and adopts Western ideas and technology. To consolidate his power under a new regime, the Emperor continues to use the Guillotines to persecute the conquered Han Chinese in a reign of terror and oppression. Written by Anynomous
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, political unrest, danger, assassination, military, soldier, deadly, save the day, crimes, heroes, strong violent content, rivalry, state affairs, qing dynasty
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia

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Duration: 100 min.
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