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Chinese film screening of 'Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon'

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28 November 2018

Time: 5:30 - 7:30pm
Venue: G19, Hitchcock Cinema, Arts One

We will be screening the critically acclaimed movie Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon directed by Ang Lee. In 19th century Qing Dynasty China, a warrior (Chow Yun-Fat) gives his sword, Green Destiny, to his lover (Michelle Yeoh) to deliver to safe keeping, but it is stolen, and the chase is on to find it. The search leads to the House of Yu where the story takes on a whole different level.

The film has won over 40 awards. It was nominated for 10 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and won Best Foreign Language Film(Taiwan), Best Art Direction, Best Original Score and Best Cinematography. The film also won four BAFTAs and two Golden Globe Awards, one for Best Foreign Film. Along with its awards success, Crouching Tiger continues to be hailed as one of the greatest and most influential martial arts films. The film has been praised for its story, direction, and cinematography, and for its martial arts sequences.