Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Farren, Paul, Film Ireland
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
Dir/ Writ Ang Lee Pro: Wang Du Lu, Bill Kong, Hsu Li Kong, Tsal Kuo Jung Dpi Peter Pau Ed: Tin Squyres
Ang Lee moves from the western genre to the martial arts genre with this beautifully crafted film set at the end of the nineteenth century, spanning the length and breadth of China. The slightly convoluted story opens with Li Mu Bai (Chow Yun Fat), a disillusioned warrior monk entrusting his sword, the fabled Green Destiny to Shu Lien (Michelle Yeoh). He asks her to present the sword to Sir Te, her father's friend. Jen (Zhang Ziyi) the rebellious daughter of an important nobleman who Is a guest of Sir Te's steals the sword as a mischievous …
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Publication information: Article title: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Contributors: Farren, Paul - Author. Magazine title: Film Ireland. Issue: 79 Publication date: February/March 2001. Page number: 40+. © Filmbase Mar/Apr 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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