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Lust, Caution (2007)

8 Ratings: 3.6
Action & Adventure and Art House & International movie directed by Ang Lee

Lust, Caution, Ang Lee's follow up toBrokeback Mountain, for which he won the Academy Award® for Best Director, continues his exploration of people with a passion for each other trapped in a world where their passion could be life-threatening, … see full wiki

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Director: Ang Lee
5 reviews about Lust, Caution (2007)
review by . December 22, 2009
posted in Reel Overseas
Ang Lee may be the most interesting and gifted director alive today. He's done comedies of manners (Sense & Sensibility), comic book adaptations (Hulk), martial arts epics (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), trifling comedies (Taking Woodstock), and the quintessential gay romance of our times (Brokeback Mountain), amongst others. In 2007, he branched out even further, to the near-pornographically sexy Lust, Caution.      It must be said, right off the bat, that I'm …
review by . July 03, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
Wong Chia Chi is a young and inexperienced woman from Shanghai, studying at a Hong Kong university to escape from the Japanese occupation of her home city. She is soon caught up with a group of idealistic young revolutionaries, in a plot to assassinate Mr. Yee, a high ranking official in the collaborationist government. Posing as Mrs. Mak, the wife of a wealthy businessman, she insinuates herself into the family of Mr. Yee, eventually winning his trust and becoming his mistress. Trouble is, the …
review by . September 04, 2008
"Lust, Caution" is a magnificent film by Ang Lee (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Brokeback Mountain (Widescreen Edition), Sense & Sensibility (Special Edition)). Bearing no resemblance to his previous films in themes used or in its direction, save for the amazing and beautiful scenes, this movie, as others by Lee, does what it intended to do: it explores characters as they are shaped by the idea, by the emotion and by the revolution love entails.     Wang Jiazhi is a young student …
review by . February 25, 2008
I enjoy watching Tony Leung in 2046, The Infernal Affairs Trilogy (Infernal Affairs 1 / Infernal Affairs 2 / Infernal Affairs 3) (Special Collector's Edition Box Set) and In the Mood for Love - Criterion Collectionso it was right for me to watch "Lust and Caution." This movie wasn't so hot in the theaters and targeted to a selective few. This movie starts with the Japanese occupying Shanghai during the second world war and resistance group member Wong Chia Chi (Tang Wei) is on a mission to assassinate …
review by . February 24, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
Ang Lee has the ability to transform simple stories about human relationships into epic films that somehow maintain the quality of intimacy and tenderness despite the grand sweep of his productions. In LUST, CAUTION ('SE, JIE') he has once again created a symphony of a film with a script by James Schamus based on the short story by Eileen Chang, assembled a cast superb actors who convey the story's multileveled messages on the historic backgrounds of World War II Shanghai and Hong Kong using the …
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