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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

A pair of martial arts masters and would-be lovers, an independent young woman with a dark secret, and the search for a stolen mystical sword all come together in director Ang Lee's visually stunning, gravity-defying mix of kung fu action and feminist slanted melodrama, set in 19th-century China. Chow Yun-Fat, Michelle Yeoh, Zhang Zi Yi and Chang Chen star. Winner of four Academy awards, including Best Foreign Film.

Year: 2000
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, Drama, Chinese Cinema, Best of Post 2000, Empire Mag's Greatest 201, Spiritual Cinema, Alice Members' Top 100, Martial Arts, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Action
Country: China
Director: Ang Lee
Starring: Chow Yun-Fat, Michelle Yeoh, Chang Chen, Zhang Ziyi
Duration: 115 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains low level violence.
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