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Lust, Caution (Se, jie) (USA / China / Taiwan / Hong Kong, 2007)

Directed by Ang Lee. Cast: Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Wei Tang, Joan Chen, Lee-Hom Wang, Chung Hua Tou. Set Japanese-occupied Shanghai, a young woman finds herself swept up in a radical plot to assassinate a ruthless and secretive intelligence agent. As she immerses herself in her role as a cosmopolitan seductress, she becomes entangled in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue, love and betrayal. Bonus feature: "Tiles of deception, lurid affections" featurette. 159 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
Awards
Venice Film Festival - Golden Lion
See also:
Zhang, Ailing. Lust, caution : the story, the screenplay, and the making of the film / story by Eileen Chang / screenplay by Wang Hui-Ling and James Schamus ; preface by Ang Lee.New York : Pantheon Books, c2007. (Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1997.2.S4 Z43 2007)

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