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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Original title
Wo hu cang long (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)
Year
Running time
119 min.
Country
Taiwan Taiwan
Director
Screenwriter
Hui-Ling Wang, James Schamus, Kuo Jung Tsai (Novel: Du Lu Wang)
Music
Tan Dun
Cinematography
Peter Pau
Cast
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Producer
Co-production Taiwan-China-Hong Kong-United States; Sony Pictures Classics
Genre
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!
Awards
2000: 4 Academy Awards: Best Foreign Language Picture. 10 Nominations
2000: 2 Golden Globes: Best Director, Movie of habla no inglesa. 3 Nominations
2000: 4 BAFTA Awards, including Best Director. 14 Nominations
2000: National Board of Review: Best Foreign Language Picture
2000: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Cinematography. 4 Nominations
2000: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Picture. 4 Awards
2000: 2 Awards in el Festival Toronto: Best Director (Ang Lee), Best Movie
2000: Critics' Choice Awards: Best Foreign Language Film. 2 Nominations
2000: 4 Chicago Film Critics Awards including Best Foreign Language Film
2000: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Film, Best Director & Best Supp. Actress (Ziyi)
2000: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
2000: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Best Director
2000: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
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