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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (China, Hong Kong, Taiway, USA, 2000)

Directed by Ang Lee. Chow Yun Fat, Michelle Yeoh, Zhang Ziyi, Chang Chen, Lung Sihung, Cheng Pei Pei. Set in 19th-century China, two master warriors are faced with their greatest challenge when the treasured Green Destiny sword is stolen. A young aristocratic woman prepares for an arranged marriage, but soon reveals her superior fighting talents and her romantic past. As each warrior battles for justice, they come face-to-face with their worst enemy, and the enduring power of love. (DVD: Mandarin, English and French soundtracks with optional subtitles in English or French.) 120 min. ; Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
Awards
Academy Award - Foreign Language Film
British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards - Best Foreign-language Film
Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards - Best Foreign Language Film
Golden Globe Awards - Best Foreign Picture
National Board of Review, USA - Foreign Language Film
Directors' Guild of America: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film
Academy Award - Foreign Language Film British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards - Best Foreign-language Film Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards - Best Foreign Language Film Golden Globe Awards - Best Foreign Picture National Board of Review, USA - Foreign Language Film Directors' Guild of America: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film

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