The Resource Se, jie : 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, (videorecording)

Se, jie : 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, (videorecording)

Label
Se, jie : Lust, caution
Title
Se, jie
Title remainder
Lust, caution
Statement of responsibility
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
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • chi
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • chi
  • chi
Summary
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
Awards note
  • Venice Film Festival, 2007: Golden Lion (Ang Lee) ; Golden Osella (Best Cinematography - Rodrigo Prieto)
  • 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)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Se, jie (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; editor, Tim Squyres ; music, Alexandre Desplat ; costume designer, Lai Pan ; production designer, Lai Pan
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content and a scene of brutal violence
Language note
In Mandarin, with optional English, English SDH, French or Spanish subtitles; credits in English and Chinese
LC call number
PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
L878 2008
PerformerNote
Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Tang Wei, Joan Chen, Wang Leehom, Chung Hua Tou
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1959-
  • 1964-
  • 1962-
  • 1979-
  • 1961-
  • 1976-
  • 1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kong, Bill
  • Lee, Ang
  • Schamus, James
  • Wang, Huiling
  • Zhang, Ailing
  • Leung, Tony Chiu Wai
  • Tang, Wei
  • Chen, Joan
  • Wang, Lihong
  • Tuo, Zonghua
  • Haishang Films (Firm)
  • Focus Features
  • River Road Entertainment (Firm)
  • Sil-Metropole Organisation
  • Shanghai Film Group Corporation
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
148
Series statement
Focus Features spotlight series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Assassination
  • Intelligence officers
  • Femmes fatales
  • Intrigue
  • Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945
  • Shanghai (China)
  • Asesinato
  • Estupro
  • Assassination
  • Spies
  • Femmes fatales
  • Intrigue
  • China
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Se, jie : 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the short story Se, jie, by Eileen Chang
  • Edited from the original NC-17 rated film
  • Special feature: "Tiles of deception, lurid affections" featurette
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn182631568
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
R-rated version
Extent
1 videodisc (148 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025195028950
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
62103667
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC ; Region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, single-sided, DVD-9
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Se, jie : 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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the short story Se, jie, by Eileen Chang
  • Edited from the original NC-17 rated film
  • Special feature: "Tiles of deception, lurid affections" featurette
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn182631568
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
R-rated version
Extent
1 videodisc (148 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025195028950
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
62103667
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC ; Region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, single-sided, DVD-9
Video recording format
DVD

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