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Lust, Caution is a taiwanais film of genre Drama directed by Ang Lee released in USA on 30 august 2007 with Tony Leung Chiu-wai

Lust, Caution (2007)

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Lust, Caution
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Released in USA 30 august 2007
Length 2h38
Directed by
OriginTaiwan
Genres Drama,    War,    Thriller,    Action,    Spy,    Historical,    Crime,    Romance
Rating75% 3.7973853.7973853.7973853.7973853.797385

Lust, Caution is a 2007 espionage erotic thriller film directed by Ang Lee, based on the novella of the same name published in 1979 by Chinese author Eileen Chang. The story is mostly set in Hong Kong in 1938 and in Shanghai in 1942, when it was occupied by the Imperial Japanese Army and ruled by the puppet government led by Wang Jingwei. It depicts a group of Chinese university students from the Lingnan University who plot to assassinate a high-ranking special agent and recruiter of the puppet government using an attractive young woman to lure him into a trap.

With this film, Lee won the Golden Lion Award at the Venice Film Festival for the second time, the first being with Brokeback Mountain. The film adaptation and the story are loosely based on events that took place during the Japanese occupation of Shanghai. The film's explicit sex scenes resulted in the film being rated NC-17 in the United States.

Synopsis

The film takes place in the 1940s, when Shanghai was under Japanese occupation. A young Chinese woman named Mrs Mai is sitting in a luxurious cafe. She makes a phone call, signaling a group of resistance agents to load their weapons.

Actors

Tony Leung Chiu-wai

(Herr Yi)
Tang Wei

(Wang Jiazhi)
Joan Chen

(Frau Yi)
Carlo Chin

(Assistant Officer Tsao)
Anupam Kher

(Indischer Juwelier)
Wang Hui-Ling

(Liao Tai Tai)
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