Lust, Caution

2007 film by Ang Lee

Lust, Caution is a 2007 movie set mostly in Hong Kong during 1938 and in Shanghai during 1942. The movie depicts a group of students from a Chinese university who plot to murder a high ranking agent. The director of Lust, Caution is Ang Lee. This motion picture is rated NC-17 by the MPAA due to explicit sex scenes. This was released in the United States in September 2007.

Lust, Caution
Traditional色,戒
Simplified色,戒
MandarinSè, Jiè
Cantonesesik1, gaai3
Hokkienset, kai
Directed byAng Lee
Produced byAng Lee
William Kong
James Schamus
Screenplay byHui-Ling Wang
James Schamus
Based onLust, Caution
by Eileen Chang
StarringTony Leung Chiu-Wai
Tang Wei
Joan Chen
Wang Leehom
Music byAlexandre Desplat
CinematographyRodrigo Prieto
Edited byTim Squyres
Production
company
River Road Entertainment
Haishang Films
Sil-Metropole Organisation
Distributed byFocus Features
Release date
  • August 30, 2007 (2007-08-30) (Venice)
  • September 24, 2007 (2007-09-24) (Taiwan)
  • September 26, 2007 (2007-09-26) (Hong Kong)
  • September 28, 2007 (2007-09-28) (United States)
  • November 1, 2007 (2007-11-01) (China)
Running time
158 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
China
Taiwan
LanguageMandarin[1]
Budget$15 million[2]
Box office$67,091,915[2]

SourcesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "LUST, CAUTION (18)". British Board of Film Classification. 2007-10-11. Retrieved 2012-12-02.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lust, Caution at Box Office Mojo

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Awards
Preceded by
After This Our Exile
Golden Horse Awards for Best Film
2007
Succeeded by
The Warlords
Preceded by
Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles
Hong Kong Film Awards for Best Asian Film
2007
Succeeded by
Assembly