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This movie is Asian, probably Japanese. It is at least ten years old.

The story is as follows: a female assassin falls in love with a guy, but her boss wants the guy dead. He has situs inversus (i.e. his heart is on the right side of his torso). At one point she has to shoot him, so shoots him on the left side (the usual side for the heart). He survives.

I find the film similar to Point of No Return.

Note: Both answers currently provided have been checked and are not the film in question.

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A problem - the heart is on the left side of the torso. Did the character definitely have his heart on the wrong side, or do you mean the assassin deliberately missed him by shooting him on the other side? –  Andrew Martin Mar 26 '14 at 19:17
is fixed @AndrewMartin. thansk –  Hélio Santos Mar 26 '14 at 19:21
You need to be clearer. How old? Are we talking 1950s? 1970s? 1990s? 2000s? Can you give anything else? –  Andrew Martin Mar 26 '14 at 19:35
@JohnP, is a movie, not a documentary. :D –  Hélio Santos Mar 26 '14 at 19:41
The only other mention I could find at all for a character with dextrocardia (reversed heart) was "Wounded", and I can't confirm that. There is a wiki page for fictional characters with situs inversus (All organs reversed) here: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/… –  JohnP Mar 26 '14 at 19:54

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Beyond Hypothermia (1996)

"Sip si 32 dou" (original title)


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Many thanks @Jelena –  Hélio Santos Jan 16 at 14:19
You're welcome! I run a movie group on FB. And one girl asked for this movie, using similar description. So we came across your question, while trying to find this movie. It wasn't easy, but when we found it, I had to forward it to you. :) –  Jelena Jan 16 at 14:24
@Jelena I'm happy you got the right answer but link only answers are not encouraged in this site. If you could elaborate your answer with bit more info like adding the plot in your answer from the reference you've provided and also you could explain why you think this movie matches OP's description by providing dialogues or lines from the movie script would definitely fetch you more upvotes. Check other answers for examples. Good luck. –  chaitanya89 Mar 5 at 9:05

It sounds like Ninja Assassin.

Ninja Assassin is a 2009 American-German martial arts film directed by James McTeigue.

Movie Picture

How the movie starts:

Raizo (Rain) is raised by the Ozunu Clan to become the most lethal ninja assassin in the world. As a child, Raizo (being an orphan) was taken in by Lord Ozunu (Sho Kosugi) and is enrolled in severe brutal training to become the next successor of their clan.

From the end of the film:

Mika, seemingly fatally wounded, is in fact saved by a quirk of birth: her heart is actually on the opposite side of her chest.

This is the trailer.

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Is not that one. –  Hélio Santos Mar 26 '14 at 19:23
@HélioSantos: Definitely? It matches everything you've said, including the heart defect. –  Andrew Martin Mar 26 '14 at 19:24
her heart is ok. the boyfriend's heart is not. And the movies is not from 2000s –  Hélio Santos Mar 26 '14 at 19:30
@HélioSantos: I can keep looking but check out the trailer in case. If it is definitely not that film, you need to update your question with more details. Approximate year, any famous quotes, any more story detail. Anything would be helpful –  Andrew Martin Mar 26 '14 at 19:32
Seen the trailer. Is not that one. No explosion, no swords. I find the film similar to "Point of no return" (1993) –  Hélio Santos Mar 26 '14 at 19:38

I think the movie in question might be Koibito wa sunaipâ - My lover is a Sniper (2004).

See this link if you still able to read in Portuguese language.

Here is the movie's IMDB page.

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Welcome to the site! Your answer may be correct, but it would be great if you could add some excerpts from the IMDB, or any other information whatsoever to explain why this might be the answer. Feel free to take the Tour under the Help menu for more information on how the site works. –  Andrew Martin Mar 27 '14 at 12:27
@AndrewMartin thank your for your help. I will try to make my next contributions in the right way. :) –  Luís Sismeiro Mar 27 '14 at 14:34
Your contribution is an acceptable answer, so that's great. But the more info the better :) –  Andrew Martin Mar 27 '14 at 14:40
Here is an English review - Makes no mention of a reversed heart, and not much else fits either: beyondhollywood.com/my-lover-is-a-sniper-2004-movie-review –  JohnP Mar 27 '14 at 14:46

is it this one? it's actually called "dextrocardia". i have dextrocardia. ran across that trailer and your question while researching my condition funny enough!

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youtu.be/0CPcIDlMnB0 –  Laurena Mar 4 at 13:11
This question already have an accepted answer, that means user already got the movie he is searching for, have you noticed that? –  Ankit Sharma Mar 4 at 13:31

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