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1,932 Ratings

Lust, Caution

Se, jie | 色,戒

Directed by Ang Lee
China, Hong Kong, 2007
Drama, Romance, Thriller


Ang Lee adapts revered Chinese writer Eileen Chang’s novel into a powerful thriller-drama of desire and commitment in the tormented China of the 1940s, under Japanese occupation. A young woman finds herself swept up in a radical plot to assassinate a ruthless intelligence agent.

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Lust, Caution Directed by Ang Lee

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2007 | 3 wins including: Golden Lion

2007 | Special Mention: Sergio Trasatti Award

Independent Spirit Awards

2008 | 3 nominations including: Best Male Lead

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