Lust, Caution
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Lust, Caution

During World War II era, a young woman, Wang Jiazhi, gets swept up in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue with a powerful political figure, Mr. Yee.... Show More


Lust, Caution is a gripping historical drama set in World War II-era Shanghai. The film follows Wang Jiazhi, a brave young woman who becomes entangled in a perilous game of emotional manipulation with a formidable political figure, Mr. Yee.

As tensions rise between resistance fighters and the Japanese government, Jiazhi joins a theater group with the aim of infiltrating Yee's inner circle. Her mission becomes increasingly treacherous as she finds herself falling for Yee and questioning her loyalty to the resistance. Jiazhi must navigate a dangerous web of secrets and lies in order to protect both herself and the cause she believes in.

Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Ang Lee, Lust, Caution is a visually stunning masterpiece that captivates viewers with its exquisite cinematography and meticulous attention to detail. The film delves deep into the complexities of love, betrayal, and sacrifice, exploring the blurred lines between personal desires and political duty.

With mesmerizing performances from its cast, including Tony Leung and Tang Wei, Lust, Caution immerses audiences in a world filled with intrigue, danger, and moral ambiguity. It is a gripping tale that leaves viewers on the edge of their seats, pondering the cost of love and the devastating consequences of deception.

Don't miss this captivating and thought-provoking film that offers a powerful exploration of the human psyche amidst the backdrop of wartime chaos.

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Lust, Caution

Release Date:

26 Oct 2007


Eileen Chang, James Schamus, Hui-Ling Wang


Nominated for 2 BAFTA 29 wins & 56 nominations total