Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Oscar Winner

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Drama, Romance
Running Time:  120 min.
Release Date: December 8, 2000

Current rating: Rating: 4.29
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Cast: Chow Yun-Fat, Michelle Yeoh, Ziyi Zhang, Chang Chen, Cheng Pei Pei, Li Fa Zeng


In 19th century Qing Dynasty China, a warrior (Yun-Fat) gives his magical jade sword, Green Destiny, to his lover (Yeoh) to deliver to safe keeping, but it is stolen, and the chase is on to find it. As the search leads to the House of Yu, the story takes on a whole different level, including the manipulations of the wicked warrior, Jade Fox (Peipei), a mysterious young woman (Ziyi), and her desert lover (Chen).

Winner of the 2001 Oscar Awards for Foreign Language Film, Art Direction, Cinematography, and Music (Score).

Director: Ang Lee
Studio: Blackwatch Releasing
Producer(s): Ang Lee, Li-Kong Hsu, William Kong
Screenplay: James Schamus, Wang Hui-Ling, Tsai Kuo Jung
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  • 5 stars "sweet movie"