Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
- Original title
Wo hu cang long (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)
- Running time
- 119 min.
Wang Hui-Ling, James Schamus, Kuo Jung Tsai (Novel: Du Lu Wang)
Co-production Taiwan-China-Hong Kong-United States; Sony Pictures Classics
Action. Romance. Drama | Martial Arts. 19th Century
- Synopsis / Plot
- Two master warriors (Chow Yun Fat and Michelle Yeoh) are faced with their greatest challenge when the treasured Green Destiny sword is stolen. A young aristocrat (Zhang Ziyi) prepares for an arranged marriage, but soon reveals her superior fighting talents and her deeply romantic past. As each warrior battles for justice, they come face to face with their worst enemy - and the inescapable, enduring power of love.
Set against 19th-century China's breathtaking landscape, CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON is the action-packed, box office smash from acclaimed director Ang Lee (Sense and Sensibility, The Ice Storm) featuring stunning martial arts choreography by Yuen Wo Ping (The Matrix). CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON was named "Best Picture of the Year" by over 100 critics nationwide!
: Academy Awards: 4 Awards inc. Best Foreign Language Picture. 10 Nominations
: 2 Golden Globes: Best Director, Movie of habla no inglesa. 3 Nominations
: 4 BAFTA Awards, including Best Director. 14 Nominations
: National Board of Review: Best Foreign Language Picture
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Cinematography. 4 Nominations
: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Picture. 4 Awards
: 2 Awards in el Festival Toronto: Best Director (Ang Lee), Best Movie
: Critics' Choice Awards: Best Foreign Language Film. 2 Nominations
2000: Chicago Film Critics Awards: 4 awards, incl. Best Foreign Lang. Film. 7 Nom.
: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Film, Best Director & Best Supp. Actress (Ziyi)
: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Best Director
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
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