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Title Se, jie [videorecording] = Lust, caution / Haishang Films presents, in association with Focus Features and River Road Entertainment ; and Sil-Metropole Organisation Ltd and Shanghai Film Group Corporation ; directed by Ang Lee ; screenplay by Wang Hui Ling and James Schamus ; produced by Bill Kong, Ang Lee, James Shamus

Publ Info Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2008
Edition [R-rated version]
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Audio-Visual  AV DEPT PN1997.2 .L87 2008    AVAILABLE  US DOE Title VI East Asian Studies Grant
 Salve Videos  PN1997.L87 2008 DVD    AVAILABLE
Common Titl Se, jie (Motion picture)
Descript 1 videodisc (148 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
two-dimensional moving image rdacontent
video rdamedia
videodisc rdacarrier
Series Focus Features spotlight series
Note Based on the short story Se, jie, by Eileen Chang
Edited from the original NC-17 rated film
Originally produced in 2007
Special feature: "Tiles of deception, lurid affections" featurette
Director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; editor, Tim Squyres ; music, Alexandre Desplat ; costume designer, Lai Pan ; production designer, Lai Pan
DVD, NTSC ; Region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, single-sided, DVD-9
In Mandarin, with optional English, English SDH, French or Spanish subtitles; credits in English and Chinese
Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Tang Wei, Joan Chen, Wang Leehom, Chung Hua Tou
Set against the backdrop of Japanese occupied Shanghai in 1942, 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
MPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content and a scene of brutal violence
Golden Horse Film Festival, 2007: Golden Horse Award - Best Actor (Tony Leung Chiu Wai) ; Best Director (Ang Lee) ; Best Film ; Best Makeup & Costume Design (Lai Pan) ; Best New Performer (Wei Tang) ; Best Original Film Score (Alexandre Desplat) ; Best Screenplay, Adapted (Hui-Ling Wang, James Schamus). Venice Film Festival, 2007: Golden Lion (Ang Lee) ; Golden Osella (Best Cinematography - Rodrigo Prieto)
LC subject Assassination -- China -- Shanghai -- Drama
Intelligence officers -- China -- Shanghai -- Drama
Femmes fatales -- China -- Shanghai -- Drama
Intrigue -- China -- Shanghai -- Drama
Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 -- Collaborationists -- Drama
Shanghai (China) -- 20th century -- Drama
War films. lcgft
Thrillers (Motion pictures) lcgft
Motion pictures, Chinese
Fiction films. lcgft
Feature films. lcgft
Feature films. gsafd
Suspense films. gsafd
War films. gsafd
Add Author Kong, Bill, producer
Lee, Ang, 1954- producer, director
Schamus, James, 1959- screenwriter, producer
Wang, Huiling, 1964- screenwriter
Leung, Tony Chiu Wai, 1962- actor
Tang, Wei, 1979- actor
Chen, Joan, 1961- actor
Wang, Lihong, 1976- actor
Tuo, Zonghua, 1962- actor
Zhang, Ailing. Se jie
Haishang Films (Firm)
Focus Features
River Road Entertainment (Firm)
Yin du ji gou you xian gong si (Hong Kong, China)
Shanghai dian ying ji tuan gong si
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Alt Title Lust, caution
ISBN/ISSN 025195028950
Music # 62103667