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Wo hu cang long [videorecording] = Crouching tiger, hidden dragon / Sony Pictures Classics and Columbia Pictures Film Production Asia present in association with Good Machine International ; an Edko Films, Zoom Hunt production in collaboration with China Film Co-Production Corp. and Asian Union Film & Entertainment Ltd. ; produced by Bill Kong, Hsu Li Kong, Ang Lee ; screenplay by Wan Hui Ling, James Schamus and Tsai Kuo Jung ; directed by Ang Lee.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library DVD 5503 37684001075156 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0767879554
  • ISBN: 9780767879552
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Taiwan] : Columbia Pictures Film Production Asia ; c2001.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the book by Wang Du Lu.
Special features: Ang Lee and James Schamus commentary ; BRAVO making-of special : Unleashing the Dragon ; conversation with Michelle Yeoh featurette ; photo montage ; filmographies ; production notes. Some copies lack special features.
Formatted Contents Note:
Start -- Li Mu Bai -- Sir Te -- Jen -- Governor Yu -- Sword thief -- To catch a thief -- Flyers -- Calligraphy -- Police Inspector Tsai -- What Shu discovered -- Yellow Hill: midnight -- Li vs. Jade Fox -- Jade Fox's discipline -- "Give yourself up." -- Home late -- "The sword is back." -- Dark Cloud -- "Come with me!" -- Young Master Long -- Seeking a lesson -- Invincible Sword Goddess -- Sisterly advice -- Jen vs. Shu -- Li vs. Jen -- "And so you die!" -- One breath left -- Wudan Mountain.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photographer, Peter Pau ; action choreography, Yuen Wo Ping ; editor, Tim Squyres ; production/costume designer, Tim Yip ; music composed by Tan Dun ; cello solos by Yo-Yo Ma.
Participant or Performer Note:
Chow Yun-fat (Li Mu Bai), Michelle Yeoh (Yu Shu Lien), Zhang Ziyi (Jen), Chang Chen (Lo), Lung Sihung (Sir Te), Cheng Pei Pei (Jade Fox).
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced as a Taiwanese/American motion picture in 2000.
Summary, etc.:
In 19th-century China, dedicated martial arts warrior Li Mu Bai is preparing to retire. He gives his magical 400-year-old sword, Green Destiny, to his partner in arms Shu Lien to entrust to nobleman Sir Te. Soon after, Green Destiny is stolen by a lithe young thief with knowledge of Wudan, the sacred, secret martial art of Li Mu Bai's sect. It turns out the thief is Jen, the daughter of the provincial governor, who chafes at the thought of the marriage her parents have arranged for her. Jen's governess and mentor is none other than Jade Fox, a legendary thief who murdered Li Mu Bai's master and stole his training manual. What follows is a tale of fighting and revenge, redemption and love.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Rated PG-13 for martial arts violence and some sexuality.
System Details Note:
DVD; Region 1; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround; DTS surround; widescreen presentation preserving the 2.35:1 aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition.
Language Note:
In Mandarin Chinese with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, or Thai; closed-captioned in English.
Awards Note:
Winner, 2001 Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film: Taiwan, Best Cinematography: Peter Pau, Best Music, Original Score: Tan Dun, Best Art Direction--Set Decoration: Timmy Yip; 2001 Golden Globe Awards for Best Foreign Language Film: Taiwan, Best Director, Motion Picture: Ang Lee.
Subject: Swords > Drama.
Martial arts > Drama.
Martial artists > Drama.
Arranged marriage > Drama.
Women martial artists > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
China > Drama.
Genre: Martial arts films.
Action and adventure films.
Fantasy films.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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