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Four Assassins -- In this stylish and tense action thriller, four professional assassins reunite in a Hong Kong hotel room. However, the reason and the choice of location are a mystery. The deadly comrades reminisce about the past and ponder the future, but unresolved issues hang in the air.
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Release Date:
14 May 2013 (UK) See more »
It's A Matter Of Love And Death.
Four assassins meet in a hotel suite to resolve unfinished business. A tense drama set in the cosmopolitan world of Hong Kong. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Stanley J. Orzel 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Stanley J. Orzel 

Produced by
C. Joseph Bendy .... co-executive producer
Patrick Durham .... co-executive producer
Maria Lo Orzel .... producer
Eddie Ng .... line producer
Richard J. Siemens .... executive producer
Wesley Wong .... co-executive producer
Original Music by
Andre Matthias 
Cinematography by
Wah-Chuen Lam 
Film Editing by
Darren Richter 
Production Design by
Lok Man Leung 
Set Decoration by
Ping Chi Chan 
Siu Hong Yung 
Costume Design by
Kitty Chau 
Production Management
Yuk Wah Cheung .... unit manager
Aaron Lai .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stanley Chow .... second assistant director
Julie Siu Wai Lau .... first assistant director
Sound Department
Chi Kien Chen .... sound recordist
Man-Kin Leung .... boom operator
Hing-Sang Wong .... sound re-recording mixer (as Ken Wong)
Woody Woodhall .... additional dialogue recording
Visual Effects by
Scott Wheeler .... visual effects supervisor
Ada Pui-yee Leung .... stunt double: Mercedes Renard (as Leung Pui Yee)
Jack Wai-Leung Wong .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Dandy Chan .... assistant camera
Hoi-Man Mak .... b-camera operator
Kwok-Keung Mak .... gaffer
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sheila Lee .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Ricky Hayner .... on-line editor
Music Department
Sandro Friedrich .... musician: ethnic wind instruments
Ingmar Süberkrüb .... musician: viola
William Kong .... special thanks
Ryan Martin .... special thanks
Steve Muller .... special thanks
Paul Santana .... special thanks

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87 min
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The original title was "Far Away Eyes" and referred to the main character's state of mind.See more »


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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Prepare for a dangerous dinner in Four Assassins, 18 February 2013
Author: rgblakey from United States

Action films come along all the time, but sometimes the cover or poster art to the release is a bit deceptive. While it is the selling point and they clearly want it to be eye catching and interesting, it can also hurt a film if it doesn't live up to expectations. Four Assassins is one such film that leads you to prepare for an action heavy film, but delivers something completely different, but does it work?

Four Assassins follows four assassins that meet up in a Hong Kong hotel room to resolve unfinished business. As the night progresses secrets and the truth is slowly revealed that affects them all and all in the name of love. The story here is fairly simple and for all intents and purposes should not work at all, but somehow does. Most of this is thanks to the cast featuring the always good Will Yun Lee and Miguel Ferrer taking the lead. The film features some decent action, but is more about the character study than anything else. The structure is very Tarantinoish focusing on the dialogue as opposed to the action to keep this film moving forward as well as using flashbacks to learn more about their past. While at first it is a bit of a letdown with the lack of action, the well written dialogue ends up making for an unexpected film that works. While it doesn't break any ground it still steps out of the normal forgettable action fare and ends up delivering a smart thought provoking story. Have no fear, there is some action here and while it's not much it is well done.

This film is heavy on the dialogue, but keeps things interesting enough to keep the viewer from losing interest. Think Reservoir Dogs and change out the bank robbers with assassins and you have the vibe of this film. Lee has everything needed to carry this movie and does a great job. The rest of the cast do a fine job, but the only down side may be the misleading box art. Hopefully people will give this film more of a chance and watch it for what it is as opposed to what it appears to be.

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