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Lust, Caution In Ang Lee's painfully high-toned erotic drama, Tony Leung, as a repressed Shanghai government minister, and Tang Wei, as the student resistance...Lust, CautionForeign Language, Romance, DramaPT158MNC-17 In Ang Lee's painfully high-toned erotic drama, Tony Leung, as a repressed Shanghai government minister, and Tang Wei, as the student resistance...2007-10-05Focus Features
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Lust, Caution

Genre: Foreign Language, Romance, Drama; Starring: Joan Chen, Tony Leung Chiu Wai; Director: Ang Lee; Author: Wang Hui-Ling, James Schamus; Runtime (in minutes): 158; MPAA Rating: NC-17; Distributor: Focus Features

In Ang Lee’s painfully high-toned erotic drama, Tony Leung, as a repressed Shanghai government minister, and Tang Wei, as the student resistance fighter who seduces him as part of an assassination plot, have an avid sensual glow during their sex scenes. The rest of the time, this is like a ’40s thriller made sedate and gorgeous and remote.

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