Thursday 24th April 2008
Metrodome Distribution is releasing the acclaimed war movie Assembly by Feng Xiaogang (The Banquet) on DVD and Blu-Ray on 5th May 2008. Based on a true story, Assembly follows one man's journey in search of truth and honour. The Huaihai Campaign of the Chinese Civil War broke out in the winter of 1948 and became one of the bloodiest battles in Chinese history.
Captain Guzidi, commanding the Ninth Company, led the infantry unit which consisted of a mere 46 men on a sniping mission to defend the south bank of the Wen River. His orders were to fight until the retreat assembly call was charged. After long hours of defence, ammunition was running out, and the number of men standing in the Ninth Company was quickly decreasing. Everyone began to wonder if they had missed the retreat bugle call. But Guzidi insisted that the bugle had not sounded and that they were to continue to battle at all costs...
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Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.