Interview: Director Su Chao-Bin, the Reign of Assassins

Nearly four years after making the award winning horror film Silk, Taiwanese director Su Chao-Bin returns with a fantastic swordplay film called the Reign of Assassins. With the support of producers John Woo and Terence Chang, Su manages to weave an elaborate story about a desperate search for the mummified remains of the famed Buddhist monk Bodhidharma. The film is filled to the brim with plot twists, secret identities, and physics bending martial arts. Similar to his other films, the director skillfully blends many different genres such as action, romance, and comedy.

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