Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon


A complex set of intertwined romantic relationships lies at the core of the breathtaking martial arts film. A kung-fu master, about to retire, wants to return a precious sword to his mentor, and entrusts his female friend to deliver it. When she arrives at her destination, she discovers that a visiting young woman is about to be married off in an arranged marriage. Then the precious sword gets stolen, and the action starts as the females battle for control of the sword, while working on their various romances at the same time.
Madarin language with English subtitles.

120 minutes.
Parental Guidance (Violence).
Action, Drama, Romance.

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Credits

Cast
Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh, Ziyi Zhang, Chen Chang, Sihung Lung, Pei-pei Cheng, Fazeng Li, Xian Gao, Yan Hai, Deming Wang
Director
Ang Lee
ScreenplayDu Lu Wang, Hui-Ling Wang, James Schamus, Kuo Jung Tsai
MusicTan Dun
CinematographyPeter Pau
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2000
Produced byAsia Union Film & Entertainment Ltd., China Film Co-Production Corporation, Columbia Pictures Film Production Asia, EDKO Film Ltd., Edko Films, Good Machine, Sony Pictures Classics, United China Vision, Zoom Hunt International Productions Company, Ltd.

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What the Critics say

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Ian Douglas
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Derek Wilson
20
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Adrian Monteath
10
The Cape Times
Christopher Rodrigues
15
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Joanna Rix
20
Die Burger
Francois Smith
10
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
15
Rapport
Barrie Hough
20
Beeld
Marius Jooste
14
SAfm Screen & Co
Alan Swerdlow
18
eye Weekly
Gemma Files
20
Box Office
Lael Loewenstein
15
Rough Cut
Andy Klein
9
Film Review
Jason Caro
20
Uncut
Simon Lewis
20
Empire
Ian Nathan
20

What the People say

Internet
2550 Netizens
18

Average .. 82%

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Visitor Ratings

Scale (Max)20
Rosemary Bosman 18
Marian Visser 20
Francois de Kock (29)
Louise Greeff (25) 20
Janus Rothmann (24) 18

Average .. 76%

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Visitor Comments

Ian Douglas: Breathtaking martial arts action with a touch of fantasy, in a truly Shakespearian tale. A must-see for Matrix fans and art cinema goers alike. Enjoy!

Rosemary Bosman (59): Magic martial arts, breathtaking scenery - not to be missed.

Marian Visser (23): The best movie I have ever seen. Beautiful! No words can realy describe it. A movie to be seen over and over again! I loved it!






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