Lust, Caution

Ang Lee certainly made some bigger and more famous movies (Brokeback mountain, The ice storm and Crouching tiger, hidden dragon) but this one is an overlooked little gem. A beautiful love, duty and espionage story set in Japanese-occupied China, this movie deserves to be on your Netflix queue. Oh, and if you are wondering where you have seen Joan Chen (Mrs Yee) before, this is where


Release Date
August 2007
Runtime
2 h 36 min
Genres
Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Director
Ang Lee
Actors
Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, Tang Wei, Joan Chen, Leehom Wang, Anupam Kher, Lawrence Ko, Jacqueline Zhu Zhi-Ying, Ying-hsien Kao, He Saifei
Overview
During World War II a secret agent (Tang Wei) must seduce, then assassinate an official (Tony Leung Chiu Wai) who works for the Japanese puppet government in Shanghai. Her mission becomes clouded when she finds herself falling in love with the man she is assigned to kill.

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