Author Topic: "Lust, Caution" (Ang Lee's Next Film)  (Read 14600 times)

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Re: "Lust, Caution" (Ang Lee's Next Film)
« Reply #60 on: October 01, 2007, 10:25:18 pm »
It will be in the big main cities (SF, LA, Chicago, Seattle etc.) on Oct 05th, with another expansion to the "medium" and surrounding cities (i.e. for us in the Bay Area: Berkeley, San Jose, etc)  on Oct 12th.

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« Reply #61 on: October 02, 2007, 01:53:07 am »



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« Reply #62 on: October 02, 2007, 01:58:51 am »






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« Reply #63 on: October 02, 2007, 02:10:57 am »

newyearsday, Lynne, JCinNYC, Meryl, jmmgallagher
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Re: "Lust, Caution" (Ang Lee's Next Film)
« Reply #64 on: October 03, 2007, 05:10:28 am »
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Re: "Lust, Caution" (Ang Lee's Next Film)
« Reply #65 on: October 03, 2007, 09:38:32 am »
Here's a nice Q&A with Ang Lee about Lust, Caution:

Excerpt:

TIME: You've said the three sex scenes in the film were harder to shoot than the martial arts scenes in Crouching Tiger. Why?

Lee: I'm a shy human being. I don't make pornos so I'd never done that before. To verbalize the feelings and lead the actors through those acts and witness how much they devote to it, it's very painful. Usually we don't go there. I don't intend to go there again. After half a day's shooting we had to stop, it was so exhausting. You're so hyper... emotionally, sexually, everything is so charged up.

http://www.time.com/time/arts/article/0,8599,1667513,00.html
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Re: "Lust, Caution" (Ang Lee's Next Film)
« Reply #66 on: October 03, 2007, 09:47:31 am »
So what did you think of the movie?
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Re: "Lust, Caution" (Ang Lee's Next Film)
« Reply #67 on: October 03, 2007, 10:08:42 am »
So what did you think of the movie?

I thought it was beautifully done.  You can see Ang Lee and Rodrigo throughout - one of Rodrigo's shots near the end practically eviscerated me.  It's a tragic story but applying the term 'thriller' to it works for me as well - I didn't see the ending coming in exactly the way it did.  The actors were incredibly brave - the violent sex was viscerally disturbing and incredibly realistic, but it needed to be there.  I can see why Lee has said (paraphrasing) that Americans probably won't get the movie.  You really need to understand what it was like to be occupied by Japan during WWII to fully grasp the significance of the resistance movement.  The movie presupposes that you have this cultural awareness.  I need to see it again because there were a lot of details I missed - the mahjong games went incredibly fast, and I'm sure they're important.  And I would suggest sitting further back than the 3rd row so you can more easily see while also reading the subtitles.
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Re: "Lust, Caution" (Ang Lee's Next Film)
« Reply #68 on: October 03, 2007, 10:22:05 pm »
:-* :) :-* :) :-* :) :-* :) :-* :) :-* :) :-* :)

 :-* :) :-* :) :-* :) :-* :) :-* :) :-* :) :-* :)

:)  What a loverly bunch a Brokie-nuts!  :)

 :laugh:  :laugh:  :laugh:

Lynne, I agree that the third row is not the ideal place to sit for any film!  :P

I know what shot of Rodrigo's you're referring to.  OMG.  So devastating.

Like Brokeback, I find that this film has stuck with me, and I've come to terms with its non-Hollywood ending as being very Ang and very necessary.  He is the greatest.
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Re: "Lust, Caution" (Ang Lee's Next Film)
« Reply #69 on: October 03, 2007, 11:23:06 pm »
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Lynne, I agree that the third row is not the ideal place to sit for any film!  :P
:laugh: :laugh: We DASHED and that was still the best we could do!

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I know what shot of Rodrigo's you're referring to.  OMG.  So devastating.

Like Brokeback, I find that this film has stuck with me, and I've come to terms with its non-Hollywood ending as being very Ang and very necessary.  He is the greatest.

I know...it's sticking with me too...It has to end the way it does, but I'm really wanting to talk about characters and their motivations.  So EVERYBODY - go see as soon as humanly possible and let's talk - maybe November  ;)??  I'm keeping notes as I think of things....
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