Ang Lee’s Brokeback Mountain and The Wedding Banquet both have good intentions. But in their efforts to portray gay couples, they’re both hampered by significant flaws.
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An introduction to New Taiwanese Cinema – specifically, the films of Edward Yang, Hou Hsiao-hsien, and Tsai Ming-liang.
WARNING: Important plot elements are explicitly discussed.
Taiwanese-born director Ang Lee is probably best known for the English-language endeavors that got him his two directing Oscars (Life of Pi, Brokeback Mountain). But his most compelling works have tended to be the ones he’s made in Chinese (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon; Eat Drink Man Woman; Pushing Hands), and his 2007 film Lust, Caution is no exception to that.